Cardinal Joseph Zen Condemns Vatican Silence on Hong Kong

Joseph Zen

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“I’m sorry to say that we have nothing to expect from the Vatican,” Cardinal Zen told Crux, a U.S.-based Catholic news outlet. “In these past few years, they have never said anything to reproach China for their persecution.”

Instead, the Vatican has “surrendered the Church to the Chinese authority,” said the 88-year-old cardinal. MORE