New Chinese rules on appointing bishops omit Vatican role
February 16, 2021
CWN Editor's Note: New rules for religious groups in China, due to take effect on May 1, stipulate that Catholic bishops will be “approved and consecrated by the Chinese Catholic Bishops’ Conference.” The rules do not mention any Vatican involvement in episcopal appointments. The Vatican has not disclosed the details of a 2018 agreement with Beijing, which was recently renewed, on the appointment of bishops.The above note supplements, highlights, or corrects details in the original source (link above). About CWN news coverage.
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