Cardinal Pietro Parolin meets US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo at the Vatican. Photo: AFP Cardinal Pietro Parolin meets US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo at the Vatican. Photo: AFP
Cardinal Pietro Parolin meets US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo at the Vatican. Photo: AFP

Vatican dismisses US concerns over China bishops deal after Pompeo urges church to take tougher stance on religious freedom

  • The Holy See is keen to renew a deal on the appointment of bishops despite increasing concerns about human rights and religious freedom
  • The US secretary of state tries to push the Vatican into taking a tougher stance during his recent visit to Rome

Topic |   China-Vatican relations
Cardinal Pietro Parolin meets US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo at the Vatican. Photo: AFP Cardinal Pietro Parolin meets US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo at the Vatican. Photo: AFP
Cardinal Pietro Parolin meets US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo at the Vatican. Photo: AFP
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