martedì 27 giugno 2017

What China can learn from the Vatican in handling Hong Kong
La Croix - International
(padre Michael Kelly SJ) Pope Francis and President Xi Jinping came into their present roles within a day of each other in 2013 — Pope Francis was elected on March 13 and Xi became president on March 14. However, they have each followed a completely different path in governing immense and cumbersome entities — the People's Republic of China (PRC) and the Universal Church. How they govern shows a complete contrast of approaches where Pope Francis has something very relevant to say about how China might manage Hong Kong, with the 20th anniversary of the handover of the British colony to the PRC falling this week. (...)