China: Cardinal Zen Accuses Cardinal Parolin of ‘Manipulating’ Pope

UCANews: Outspoken Cardinal Joseph Zen Ze-kiun, the retired bishop of Hong Kong, has toughened his stand against a Vatican-China pact in an open letter accusing a Vatican senior cardinal of manipulating Pope Francis.He accused Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin of passing incorrect translations of Chinese terms to the Vatican in his effort to push through the deal and neglect criticisms.”I have evidence that Parolin manipulates the Holy Father, who always shows me so much affection but does not answer my questions,” Cardinal Zen said in a March 1 letter. More here.