Catholics queue up to enter the state-approved Xuanwumen Catholic Church, otherwise known as the South Cathedral in Beijing, on Christmas Eve. Photo: EPA

A rare glimpse into how an ‘underground’ Chinese Catholic church celebrates Christmas

Worshippers gather for a secret mass in a factory compound while Vatican and Beijing explore ways of healing fractured ties

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Catholics queue up to enter the state-approved Xuanwumen Catholic Church, otherwise known as the South Cathedral in Beijing, on Christmas Eve. Photo: EPA
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