Change at the helm – New leaders of the Catholic Church and China, Pope Francis and Xi Jinping, have quite a bit in common

New leaders of the Catholic Church and China, Pope Francis and Xi Jinping, have much in common, but little prospect of reconciliation

“… Despite the growing appetite for spiritual values within mainland China’s officially atheist population, there is little prospect the CPC will recognise a foreign pope..”

Atheist? Muslim? Hindu? Buddhist? Christian? My Religion Is Very Simple

“…I believe the highest moral standard one can have are the teachings of Jesus…”

China – Under The Hood: Hangzhou Catholic Church “The most beautiful church in China”

“…This church has a genuine feel to it and, given the unremitting pressures of daily life that abound in rapidly changing China, it is wonderful to observe and experience the congregation’s deep sense of spiritualism and respect for each other…”