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US Secretary of State prods Vatican on accord with Beijing

September 18, 2020

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CWN Editor's Note: “Two years on, it’s clear that the Sino-Vatican agreement has not shielded Catholics from the Party’s depredations,” writes US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo, in a column appearing on the First Things web site. Pompeo argues that the Holy See should show moral leadership by pressing Beijing to recognize religious liberty and other fundamental human rights.

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  • Posted by: Randal Mandock - Sep. 19, 2020 8:56 AM ET USA

    Gee, with the silence of the Vatican, it seems we have to let an Evangelical speak for the Catholic hierarchy.