Cardinal Zen Objects to Cardinal Filoni’s Optimism for Vatican Deal With Communists

CNA, Courtney Grogan:  Cardinal Zen asks, “Can the gentlemen at the Vatican tell us what we have gained with that agreement? Is it true that the Chinese communists have finally recognized the authority of the pope? Has the spokesperson of the Patriotic Association and the bishops’ conference not publicly declared that they will maintain the principle of the independent Church and that they will follow the leadership of the Party?” Report is here.