Pope Francis gives a weekly general audience in St Peter's square in Vatican. Photo: AFP Pope Francis gives a weekly general audience in St Peter's square in Vatican. Photo: AFP
Pope Francis gives a weekly general audience in St Peter's square in Vatican. Photo: AFP

Compromise best on Beijing and Vatican ties

After nearly 70 years, agreement appears near on the appointment of bishops, and an accord between state-backed and underground churches on the mainland would also end an unchristian division

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Pope Francis gives a weekly general audience in St Peter's square in Vatican. Photo: AFP Pope Francis gives a weekly general audience in St Peter's square in Vatican. Photo: AFP
Pope Francis gives a weekly general audience in St Peter's square in Vatican. Photo: AFP
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