Monthly Archives: December 2010

Concordat Fails in China

By | 2010-12-30T11:34:00+00:00 December 30th, 2010|News|

Skirmishing between the Vatican and the Chinese Communist Party reached strident tones this week after Pope Benedict expressed his hope that the Christmas holiday would "strengthen the spirit of faith, patience and courage of the faithful of the Church in mainland China that they may not lose heart through the limitations imposed on their freedom of religion and conscience."