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China-Vatican entente emerging?

The head of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences, in Beijing for a meeting about illegal organ harvesting, has hinted that the question of who controls episcopal appointments in China may be nearing a compromise — despite the fact that two of three recent Communist-appointed bishops have family relationships “inconsistent with the priesthood.” And Chinese scientists protest that China’s government is directly involved in harvesting the organs of dissidents. [1]