Pope Francis waves to the crowd as the Popemobile nears onlookers holding a Chinese flag in St Peter's Square in June 2016. Photo: AFP

Vatican and China in new talks over thorny issue of appointment of bishops

Even a partial resolution of the matter could open the way for an eventual resumption of diplomatic relations nearly 70 years

Topic |   China-Vatican relations

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Pope Francis waves to the crowd as the Popemobile nears onlookers holding a Chinese flag in St Peter's Square in June 2016. Photo: AFP
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