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The Catholic Church and China: Where Religion and Geopolitics Meet

Evan Rees
Asia-Pacific Analyst, Stratfor
Mar 30, 2018 | 17:37 GMT
Chinese worshippers attend Christmas Eve Mass at a Catholic church in Beijing during 2015.

Chinese worshippers attend Christmas Eve Mass at a Catholic church in Beijing during 2015.

(WANG ZHAO/AFP/Getty Images)

Politics has long trumped religion in China, from the old empire to the Communist People’s Republic. Can the Vatican navigate this reality and strike a deal with Beijing?...

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