Vatican says ‘door is open’ to meeting between Xi Jinping and Pope Francis

//Vatican says ‘door is open’ to meeting between Xi Jinping and Pope Francis

Vatican says ‘door is open’ to meeting between Xi Jinping and Pope Francis

A senior Vatican official has said the Catholic Church’s door is “is always open” to dialogue with China as Italy prepared for the visit of President Xi Jinping this week.Italian media has speculated for days about the possibility of a meeting between Xi and Pope Francis during Xi’s March 21-24 visit, but there has been no word from either side. China and the Vatican have not had diplomatic relations for more than half a century.When asked on Tuesday about Xi’s visit to Italy, Cardinal Pietro…

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