‘The pope doesn’t get China’: Underground church set for ‘annihilation’, Hong Kong’s Cardinal Zen warns

Hong Kong’s outspoken Cardinal Joseph Zen on Thursday criticised Pope Francis for not understanding the Chinese regime, warning the pontiff’s historic deal with Beijing could lead to the “annihilation of the real Church” in China. There are an estimated 12 million Catholics in China, divided between a government-run association whose clergy are chosen by the Communist Party and […]