|Girish Shetti |||Feb 11, 2017 04:30 AM EST|
China and the Vatican are heading towards reconciliation after almost six decades of animosity. This is what head of the Roman Catholic Church in Hong Kong has suggested in a lengthy essay published diocese's website on Thursday.
|Girish Shetti |||Feb 08, 2017 04:50 AM EST|
Human right activists on Tuesday slammed the Vatican for inviting a Chinese health official to attend a summit on organ trafficking as questions linger about Beijing's alleged practice of using executed inmates as organ donors.
|mwaniki wanjiku |||Dec 29, 2016 03:24 AM EST|
China's head of religious affairs said on Tuesday that Beijing is willing to engage in dialogue with the Vatican but warned that the country's Catholics must be willing to be patriotic and adapt Catholicism to Chinese society.
|Steve M.C. |||Dec 21, 2016 11:31 AM EST|
The Catholic community has been reassured by The Holy See that its needs are well represented and will be catered amidst the ongoing Sino-Vatican dialogue between Beijing and the Holy See, according to a statement released by the Vatican on Tuesday.
|Girish Shetti |||Oct 21, 2016 10:28 PM EDT|
Officials from Vatican and China are likely to meet in Rome by month-end to finalize a deal on the ordination of bishops in the mainland.
|Girish Shetti |||Aug 25, 2016 07:17 AM EDT|
Taiwanese Vice President Chen Chien-jen would visit the Vatican next week, as Taiwan seeks to cement its relationship with its only European ally amid the growing rapprochement between Beijing and the Holy See.
|Arthur Dominic Villasanta |||Jul 15, 2016 06:05 AM EDT|
There are some 10 million Catholics in China split between communist Catholics and real Catholics.
|L. P. Cabasag |||May 13, 2015 09:14 PM EDT|
The Holy See said on Wednesday that the Vatican has been concluded its first treaty that formally recognized the State of Palestine. This also included an agreement on Catholic Church activities in the Palestinian Aurhority-controlled areas.
|Vittorio Hernandez |||Apr 11, 2015 08:54 AM EDT|
There is speculation in French and Italian media that the sexual orientation of France's nominated ambassador to the Vatican is the reason why the Holy See has not yet confirmed his nomination. It has been more than three months since the French council of ministers nominated Laurent Stefanini on January 5.
|Geann Pineda |||Mar 14, 2015 02:48 AM EDT|
"I have the feeling that my pontificate will be brief. Four or five years; I do not know, even two or three." These were the words of Pope Francis as he spoke during the second anniversary of his papacy, suggesting he may not remain at the Vatican for life.
|Desiree Sison |||Feb 14, 2015 05:22 AM EST|
Catholic Bishop Shi Enxiang is believed to have died while incarcerated in a Chinese secret location which only the Chinese authorities knew
|Desiree Sison |||Jan 20, 2015 03:34 AM EST|
Pope Francis has defended the Catholic Church's ban on artificial methods of contraception saying that international groups and organizations should not meddle and impose its western views on families regarding family planning and birth control methods
|Desiree Sison |||Jan 20, 2015 01:31 AM EST|
Pope Francis will be visiting New York City on his first trip to the United States as pope and already, New Yorkers are beaming with excitement over his arrival
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