August 04, 2022
On Tuesday, US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi arrived in Taiwan, the island democracy which China views as a renegade province. Although the US does not officially recognise Taiwan as an independent state, in reality most countries – including the US – view Taiwan as a country in its own right. For the Chinese Communist Party
July 27, 2022
Even as Pope Francis is undertakes a pilgrimage of penance across Canada – apologising for past atrocities committed by Catholic clergy against indigenous peoples – he has indicated the Vatican’s deal with the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), a regime known for its brutality and repression, will be renewed once more. Coming just after reports that
July 22, 2022
China’s persecution of Catholics has escalated, according to Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, even as one Vatican official said the two sides are talking about opening a representative office in Beijing. According to spokesperson Joanne Ou, the Vatican has been requesting China’s permission for a representative office to be established since 1999. Yet, as the
July 05, 2022
The Vatican’s unofficial representative in Hong Kong – Monsignor Javier Herrera-Corona – has warned Hong Kong Catholics the freedoms of the past are over. As the Vatican considers whether to renew its deal with the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), the 54-year-old prelate warned missionaries to prepare for a tough future as the CCP tightens control
July 01, 2022
Could the Pope stop World War 3? No, this isn’t about Ukraine. Aside from the fact that ship largely appears to have sailed, the chances of the war in eastern Europe developing into a full-blown international conflict (currently) appear remote. The West has refused to impose a no-fly-zone, instead limiting itself to arming Ukraine, which
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