This sudden attention of the media turned to affairs in China could be a very good thing. It could be the hand of God almighty reaching down to bring the sorrowful plight of China to the attention of the world. It is thought in some circles that Communist countries like Russia and China, for two, should be judged in a ‘Nuremburg Trial ‘ fashion’ for the torments it has inflicted and is inflicting on its citizens..
Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò has written an impassioned letter to Cardinal Joseph Zen, strongly criticizing the Vatican for its approach to China and saying it had “done everything and more to deliver the Chinese Martyr Church into the hands of the Enemy.”
Referring in particular to what he called “the treacherous and wicked” secret agreement signed by Beijing and the Holy See in 2018 on the appointment of bishops in China, the former apostolic nuncio to the United States said he shared in prayer Cardinal Zen’s suffering.
“Your heartfelt appeals, dear Brother in Christ, have systematically been unheeded and even mocked in a hypocritical and perverse way,” he wrote (see full text below). He also criticized the Vatican’s silence in the face of “the persecutory fury that has gained unprecedented strength” in China.
Archbishop Viganò wrote the letter on Saturday in response to a Feb. 26 letter…
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