Living in harmonious coexistence is the only formula for a stable new world order. The Confucian notion of “live and let live” deserves worship. Illustration: Craig Stephens

Why the Catholic Church is right to pursue a deal on bishops with communist China

Tom Plate says the Pope’s willingness to see past the institutional interests of the church should be appreciated, rather than criticised. A more open relationship between Beijing and the Vatican would benefit not only Chinese Catholics, but also the overall development of China

Topic |   Religion in China

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Living in harmonious coexistence is the only formula for a stable new world order. The Confucian notion of “live and let live” deserves worship. Illustration: Craig Stephens
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