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Vatican Secretary of State assesses Holy See’s relations with China

March 19, 2019

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CWN Editor's Note: “The proclamation of the Gospel in China cannot be separated from a stance of respect, esteem, and trust toward the Chinese People and their legitimate state authorities,” Cardinal Pietro Parolin writes in the preface to a new book edited by Father Antonio Spadaro, SJ.

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  • Posted by: Randal Mandock - Mar. 19, 2019 11:05 AM ET USA

    Will this be a constant theme of Vatican-China relations: China good, Europe bad? Another purely political essay: "In particular, the path of unity is not yet entirely complete and the full reconciliation between Chinese Catholics and the respective communities to which they belong remains a primary objective. It is more than ever necessary, therefore, that in China a serious path of purification of memory begin progressively." Progressive "purification of memory" sounds like re-education camps.