China-Vatican Relations in the Xi Era
By Wang Linbin
Nearly four years after reaching a provisional arrangement, are the two sides moving closer to a formal agreement on bishop appointments?
Vatican, China Extend Bishop Agreement Over US Opposition
By Associated Press
The Vatican renewed a 2018 pact on selecting China-based bishops, despite rising concerns over religious freedom in China.
Chinese Catholics: Lent in the Time of COVID-19
By Layne Vandenberg
How do Catholics in Hebei, China, maintain a strong community amid the COVID-19 pandemic?
Vatican Renews Overtures to China Ahead of Xi’s Italy Visit
By Nicole Winfield
After a breakthrough in China-Vatican relations, speculation is mounting that Xi will meet Pope Francis this week.
Beijing: ‘China and Vatican Have Been in Effective Contacts’
By Charlotte Gao
Pope Francis expresses high optimism for improving bilateral ties in an interview.
China Could Get a Lot More Than We Think from a Deal with the Vatican
By Gabriel Alvarado and Greg Levesque
A possible deal between the Holy See and Beijing could have wide-ranging consequences.
Is Taiwan About to Lose Another Diplomatic Ally?
By Shannon Tiezzi
What to make of recent reports that the Vatican has made a breakthrough in relations with Beijing?
China and the Vatican: Towards a New Era?
By Kevin Hsu
A closer look at a complex relationship amid talk of an impending rapprochement.
Pope Francis' China Challenge
By Justin McDonnell
China and the Vatican don't have the best of historical relationships. Could Pope Francis change that?