Pope Francis passes a Chinese flag as he greets the faithful in St Peter’s Square, in Vatican City, in 2016. Picture: AFP
Wee Kek Koon
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The Catholic Church in China: a complex history of controversies, conflicts and unwavering conviction

For centuries, Catholics in China have been dogged by disputes with Confucian rites and Communist beliefs, as well as issues of infighting, imperial opposition and politics

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Pope Francis passes a Chinese flag as he greets the faithful in St Peter’s Square, in Vatican City, in 2016. Picture: AFP
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