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International relations

Vatican's China policy questioned by Hong Kong cardinal

Rifts apparent among senior Catholic churchmen over bishop appointments

HONG KONG/JAKARTA -- Cardinal Joseph Zen, former bishop of Hong Kong, has criticized the Vatican for  being "unfaithful" to its subjects in striking a deal with Beijing on the appointment of Chinese bishops, which he believes would eliminate the very few freedoms enjoyed by unofficially sanctioned "underground" churches in China.

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