Agreement reached in 2018 giving Pope veto over Chinese bishop appointments remains untested as renewal date looms. Illustration: SCMP Graphics Agreement reached in 2018 giving Pope veto over Chinese bishop appointments remains untested as renewal date looms. Illustration: SCMP Graphics
Agreement reached in 2018 giving Pope veto over Chinese bishop appointments remains untested as renewal date looms. Illustration: SCMP Graphics

Vatican hits stumbling block on road to rebuilding ties with China

  • Agreement reached in 2018 giving Pope veto over Chinese bishop appointments remains untested as renewal date looms
  • Both sides indicate they will extend pact despite persecution of Catholics and delays in appointing clergy

Topic |   China-Vatican relations
Agreement reached in 2018 giving Pope veto over Chinese bishop appointments remains untested as renewal date looms. Illustration: SCMP Graphics Agreement reached in 2018 giving Pope veto over Chinese bishop appointments remains untested as renewal date looms. Illustration: SCMP Graphics
Agreement reached in 2018 giving Pope veto over Chinese bishop appointments remains untested as renewal date looms. Illustration: SCMP Graphics
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