International | Conditions continue to worsen after the government’s agreement with the Vatican
by Mindy Belz
Posted 1/09/20, 03:56 pm
CHINA: Government authorities have closed more than 100 Catholic places of worship in Fuzhou, where clergy have resisted joining the government-controlled church. The Vatican in 2018 signed an agreement with the Chinese government pledging to cooperate in the selection of bishops, but the agreement also stipulated authorities would “respect” conscientious objectors.