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Cardinal Joseph Zen: ‘Vatican is ready to surrender to the Chinese communist party’

Cardinal Joseph Zen: ‘Vatican is ready to surrender to the Chinese communist party’

Cardinal Joseph Zen. Credit: Bohumil Petrik/CNA

.- A possible Vatican agreement with the Chinese government has prompted feelings of unease and fears of betrayal, Cardinal Joseph Zen has warned in a strong statement continuing his criticism of negotiations.

“In recent days, the brothers and sisters living on the Chinese mainland have learned that the Vatican is ready to surrender to the Chinese communist party, and therefore they feel uneasy,” Cardinal Zen wrote in a Feb. 5 Chinese-language blog post translated and posted to Settimo Cielo, the site of Vatican reporter Sandro Magister at the Italian newspaper L’Espresso. read more