Pope Francis expressed his “special closeness and affection to all the Catholics in China”. Photo: Reuters

Pope Francis expresses ‘special affection’ for Chinese Catholics who suffer ‘daily hardships and trials’

  • Pontiff speaks as Vatican and China remain in implementation phase of landmark deal on the appointment of bishops
  • Holy See urges Catholics in China to ‘always remain united in communion with the universal Church’
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Pope Francis expressed his “special closeness and affection to all the Catholics in China”. Photo: Reuters
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