Vatican and China renew their agreement on appointing bishops

Vatican and China renew their agreement on appointing bishops A poster of Chinese President Xi Jinping hangs next to a crucifix on the wall of the house of a Tibetan Catholic on Christmas Eve in Niuren village, in China’s Yunnan province, in this 2018 file photo. Photos: CNS/Tyrone Siu, Reuters
by Cindy Wooden Saying it is committed to “respectful dialogue” with China’s communist government and to “fostering the mission of the Catholic Church and the good of the Chinese people,” the Vatican announced it has renewed its agreement with China on the appointment of bishops. In the past four years only six bishops have been…
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