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Vatican Renews Overtures to China Ahead of Xi’s Italy Visit
March 21, 2019

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.

Grinch China: Three Decades of China’s Problem with Christianity
December 27, 2018

Grinch China: Three Decades of China’s Problem with Christianity

By Bonnie Girard
A brief history of China's delicate dance with Christianity at Christmas.
What the China-Vatican Deal Means for Taiwan
September 21, 2018

What the China-Vatican Deal Means for Taiwan

By Gary Sands
A reported agreement could spell trouble for Taipei -- and China's Catholics.

China’s Thriving Underground Churches In Danger
September 28, 2017

China’s Thriving Underground Churches In Danger

By Eugene K. Chow
Some predict that by 2030, China will have more than 247 million Christians.

China and the Vatican: Towards a New Era?
September 22, 2016

China and the Vatican: Towards a New Era?

By Kevin Hsu
A closer look at a complex relationship amid talk of an impending rapprochement.

Why China Fears Christianity
May 31, 2016

Why China Fears Christianity

By Cal Wong
China's government is cracking down on the religion in a bid for control.

Will China Ever Embrace Pope Francis?
April 17, 2015

Will China Ever Embrace Pope Francis?

By David Volodzko
Can China and the Vatican ever reach mutual understanding?
The Boss Christians of Wenzhou
March 06, 2015

The Boss Christians of Wenzhou

By David Volodzko
Could an economic crisis in Wenzhou bring about dark times for China's Christians?

Can China and the Holy See Overcome Their Differences?
August 16, 2014

Can China and the Holy See Overcome Their Differences?

By Shannon Tiezzi
Can China and the Vatican come to a compromise that allows for formal diplomatic relations?

China’s Not Anti-Religion, It’s Anti-Threat
August 12, 2014

China’s Not Anti-Religion, It’s Anti-Threat

By Shannon Tiezzi
Recent crackdowns on Islam and Christianity are part of a larger campaign to reassert the CCP's social control.

Christian Theology: Made in China
August 11, 2014

Christian Theology: Made in China

By Tyler Roney
Recent comments on creating a uniquely Chinese "Christian theology" come amidst a crackdown on Chinese churches.
China Detains 2 Canadians, 1 American Near North Korean Border
August 08, 2014

China Detains 2 Canadians, 1 American Near North Korean Border

By Shannon Tiezzi
China is reportedly investigating 3 foreign Christians who lived and worked near the China-North Korea border.

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