China and the Vatican Extend Deal on Appointing Bishops
What’s new: China and the Vatican have agreed to extend a provisional agreement on the appointment of bishops in the Asian country for another two years, according to joint statements.
The decision was made after “friendly consultations” on Saturday, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin said at a press conference Monday. He did not elaborate on details of the agreement, which the Vatican had previously said was confidential.
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