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Patriotic Association promises to promote ‘sinicization’ of faith in China

September 24, 2018

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CWN Editor's Note: China’s government-backed Catholic Patriotic Association has welcomed an accord between Beijing and the Holy See. The Patriotic Association released a statement vowing that it will “carry forward the principle of independence and the concept of the sinicization of religion while remaining on the path that leads to socialist society.”

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  • Posted by: wacondaseeds4507 - Sep. 24, 2018 2:07 PM ET USA

    In other words, they consider their true identity to be the Chinese Catholic Church, not the Roman Catholic Church. And the Vatican agreed to this!?!