US State Secretary Mike Pompeo urges Vatican to reject China’s human rights abuses

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    US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urged the Vatican to join the US in denouncing violations of religious freedom in China. Pompeo made the appeal on September 30 at a conference on religious freedom. The event, organised by the US Embassy to the Holy See, took place as the Vatican enters delicate negotiations with Beijing on extending its agreement on nominating bishops for China. Video source: AP Support us: https://subscribe.scmp.com

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