Catholic Church in China pledges Communist Party loyalty

People walk past the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Hong Kong on September 23, 2018. Worshippers at masses in Hong Kong and Taiwan were largely upbeat on September 23 about a new deal between China and the Vatican, despite fears Beijing is trying to increase control over the Church. AFP / Philip FONG

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on September 24, 2018, on page 11.




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