Vatican’s top Chinese official sent to Greece

Archbishop Savio Hon Tai-Fai, secretary of the Congregation for the Evangelisation of Peoples and a critic of the Vatican’s outreach to Beijing, has been appointed nuncio to Greece. In a blog post Cardinal Joseph Zen wrote that the Vatican had “finally … got rid of him”.

Australia’s top bishops hold talks in Rome

The archbishops of Melbourne and Brisbane met Vatican officials this week. A statement said they discussed the “restoration of trust” after abuse scandals.

Kurdish referendum ‘alarmed Christians’

Chaldean and Orthodox Church leaders in northern Iraq have said the Kurdish referendum has made Christians fearful about the future.

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