Skip to comments.Vatican-China Talks: Beijing is ‘Holding up the Process for Unknown Reasons’
Posted on 05/10/2018 7:10:45 PM PDT by marshmallow
A source close to the Vatican told the Wall Street Journal: 'We thought we had an agreement'
Beijing is stalling in talks with the Holy See, a source close to the Vatican has told the Wall Street Journal.
The paper said that, according to people familiar with the dialogue, a meeting was planned in Rome later this month at which Vatican officials would agree to recognise seven excommunicated bishops appointed by the government a move that would force two underground bishops to resign.
But Beijing has so far declined to agree on a date for the meeting.
A source familiar with Vatican thinking, the WSJ said, voiced anger that China had continued to put restrictions on underground clerics detaining some for several days during Holy Week in March.
The source told the paper the Vatican was unenthusiastic about the agreement but resigned to it as the best possibility on the table. Beijing, the source said, was holding up the process for unknown reasons.
We thought we had an agreement, the source said.
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Could it be that they just dont trust hardcore communists?
And by they I mean the Chinese.
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