Worshippers are seen at a Christmas Eve mass at the Xishiku Cathedral in Beijing in 2019. Photo: AFP Worshippers are seen at a Christmas Eve mass at the Xishiku Cathedral in Beijing in 2019. Photo: AFP
Worshippers are seen at a Christmas Eve mass at the Xishiku Cathedral in Beijing in 2019. Photo: AFP
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Renewal of Beijing-Vatican deal another step forward in normalising ties

  • Despite pressure from the US and criticism that the agreement has so far achieved little, any move towards what supporters hope will be an eventual reconciliation is good for both sides

Worshippers are seen at a Christmas Eve mass at the Xishiku Cathedral in Beijing in 2019. Photo: AFP Worshippers are seen at a Christmas Eve mass at the Xishiku Cathedral in Beijing in 2019. Photo: AFP
Worshippers are seen at a Christmas Eve mass at the Xishiku Cathedral in Beijing in 2019. Photo: AFP
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