Vatican says China intimidating Catholics loyal to pope

FILE PHOTO: Chinese Catholics attend a mass in a church on Christmas Eve in Shanghai, China December 24, 2018. REUTERS/Aly Song/File Photo

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – The Vatican asked China’s communist government on Friday to stop intimidating Catholic clergy who want to remain unequivocally loyal to the pope and refuse to sign ambiguous official registration forms. The request, contained in Vatican guidelines to clergy in mainland China, was the latest hiccup in relations between the Holy See […]

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