Catholics wait to attend Christmas Eve mass at the Xishiku Catholic Church in Beijing last month. Will 2019 be the year Pope Francis finally visits China? Photo: EPA-EFE
Billy Huang
Opinion

Opinion

Billy Huang

In 2019, it’s time for the Vatican and communist bloc of China, Vietnam and North Korea to make up for good

  • Billy Huang says strides made in recent days in the church’s relations with China, Vietnam and North Korea can only be good news for the church faithful. With the Pope a relentless critic of Western capitalism, now’s a good time to mend the rift

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Catholics wait to attend Christmas Eve mass at the Xishiku Catholic Church in Beijing last month. Will 2019 be the year Pope Francis finally visits China? Photo: EPA-EFE
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