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Vatican wants to establish ties with China?

From the Daily Telegraph :

Vatican ready to sacrifice Taiwan for China

The Vatican is moving quickly to improve relations with Communist China, which has not recognised the Holy See since Chairman Mao drove out the papal nuncio more than half a century ago.

A former senior Vatican diplomat suggested ties could be renewed. "If they give us the possibility, we're ready tomorrow," Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran said.

The Chinese government might not be so enthusiastic about giving any kind of platform in China to a pope who doesn't believe in contraception.

The whole article is here.

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