Italian cardinal Gianfranco Ravasi is one of the senior Vatican officials who will visit Beijing later this month. Photo: AFP Italian cardinal Gianfranco Ravasi is one of the senior Vatican officials who will visit Beijing later this month. Photo: AFP
Italian cardinal Gianfranco Ravasi is one of the senior Vatican officials who will visit Beijing later this month. Photo: AFP

Vatican officials on goodwill mission to China to build on bishops deal with Beijing after detention of underground Catholic priest

  • Confirmation of visit comes after detention of third underground Catholic priest from diocese in northern China

Topic |   China-Vatican relations
Italian cardinal Gianfranco Ravasi is one of the senior Vatican officials who will visit Beijing later this month. Photo: AFP Italian cardinal Gianfranco Ravasi is one of the senior Vatican officials who will visit Beijing later this month. Photo: AFP
Italian cardinal Gianfranco Ravasi is one of the senior Vatican officials who will visit Beijing later this month. Photo: AFP
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