Mass at the South Cathedral in Beijing – Chinese and Italian Catholics are speculating about a meeting between Pope Francis and Xi Jinping on the Chinese president’s visit to Rome. Photo: AFP

Vatican says ‘door is open’ to meeting between Chinese President Xi Jinping and Pope Francis

  • Vatican secretary of state says both sides must be willing to talk
  • Xi’s Italy visit comes six months after Chinese accord with the Vatican
Topic |   China-Vatican relations

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Mass at the South Cathedral in Beijing – Chinese and Italian Catholics are speculating about a meeting between Pope Francis and Xi Jinping on the Chinese president’s visit to Rome. Photo: AFP
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