Leading Asian cardinal calls for Vatican foreign minister to resign over China dealings

FILE PHOTO: Former head of the Catholic Church in Hong Kong, Cardinal Joseph Zen, 86, attends a news conference in Hong Kong, China February 9, 2018. REUTERS/Bobby Yip/File Photo

HONG KONG (Reuters) – A Hong Kong cardinal who has spearheaded opposition to the Vatican’s rapprochement with China called on Thursday for the Pope’s secretary of state to step down, saying any deal with Beijing would amount to a betrayal of the Catholic faith. The Vatican and China have been in advanced talks this year […]

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