Pope Francis ‘hopes the wounds of the past can be overcome’, the Vatican said in a statement on its new deal with China on the appointment of bishops. Photo: Reuters

Vatican signs historic deal with China on bishop appointments

Pope Francis hopes move ‘will allow the wounds of the past to be overcome, leading to the full communion of all Chinese Catholics’, Holy See says in a statement

Topic |   China-Vatican relations

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Pope Francis ‘hopes the wounds of the past can be overcome’, the Vatican said in a statement on its new deal with China on the appointment of bishops. Photo: Reuters
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