A deal that would unify Catholics in China is said to be ready for signature. There has been much discussion over whether the proposed agreement over the appointment of bishops will be in the best interests of the Church. But what is in the deal for Beijing?
Before the Roman Empire made Christianity the state religion, two kingdoms in the Caucasus became the first countries to declare themselves Christian nations. And since the fall of Communism, these two Churches have played a significant and sometimes controversial role
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