Beyond ‘Moviegate’, deep questions remain on Vatican’s China gamble

Beyond ‘Moviegate’, deep questions remain on Vatican’s China gamble A well-wisher is pictured in a file photo with Bishop Thaddeus Ma Daqin following his episcopal ordination at St Ignatius Cathedral in Shanghai. Photo: CNS
Letter from Rome Almost 75 years ago, Arnold Toynbee described what historians are trying to find as they scour the past in his book Civilization on Trial: “The things that make good headlines are on the surface of the stream of life, and they distract us from the slower, impalpable, imponderable movements that work below the…
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