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Beijing and the Vatican appear to be getting closer to a breakthrough agreement on the appointment of Catholic bishops in mainland China

preliminary agreement would allow the pope to make final decisions the appointment of bishops based on a list of candidates chosen by representatives from both official and unofficial Catholic churches in China, according to Cardinal John Tong Hon in Hong Kong.
1 year ago
Sky Canaves
By Sky Canaves
Sky Canaves previously reported for The Wall Street Journal in Beijing and Hong Kong, where she covered media, culture, social issues, and legal affairs, and served as the founding editor and lead writer of the WSJ’s China Real Time site. Prior to becoming a journalist, Sky worked in the China corporate law practice of Baker & McKenzie, and she has also taught journalism and media law at the University of Hong Kong. She speaks Mandarin and has accumulated more than a decade's experience living, studying and working in China.
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