domenica 23 ottobre 2022

Taiwan says it respects Vatican pledge that Beijing deal is 'non-political'

(Cna English News - FocusTaiwan) Taiwan's government says it respects the Holy See's reassurances in the past that its agreement with China on bishop appointments "does not touch on diplomatic or political matters," after it was announced that the compromise provisional deal will be extended for the second time. The Holy See is one of 14 sovereign entities that maintain full diplomatic ties with Taiwan, and is the only European state to do so, but its relations with Beijing have warmed under the leadership of Pope Francis in recent years. (...)