In new book ‘Let Us Dream’, Francis likens plight of indigenous ethnic group to that of the Rohingya in Myanmar, the Yazidi in the Middle East and the persecuted Christians of Egypt and Pakistan
The Vatican has accused the US of trying to exploit the image of the Pope, and said it is “surprised” at US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s attacks on its agreement with China.
In 2018, Pope Francis announced a deal that cleared the way for the reappointment of clergy in China, something that the Vatican described as “a question of great importance for the life” of the Catholic Church.
The Chinese Government spread propaganda on Hong Kong and the Vatican at a secret far-right Catholic meeting in Portugal.
Chinese spies tried to disrupt a secret far-right Catholic political meeting at the Fátima shrine, in Portugal, out of concerns about the presence there of Hongkonger politicians, and a Hongkonger cardinal.