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Church bombed as tensions between state military and ethnic groups in northern Burma escalate

The demonstration followed protests by hardline Muslims against the city’s minority Christian governor

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The cardinal said if the Vatican cannot get a ‘good deal’ from the Chinese government then it must walk away from negotiations

If the Church in China accept state-appointed bishops, it would damage the Church and confuse the faithful

Fr Dong Guanhua offered to ordain others without the Pope’s mandate

Cardinal Zen said the Vatican’s plan would be a ‘surrender’

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Visitors can now tour rooms in the Apostolic Palace at Castel Gandolfo, including the Pope’s bedroom and private study

A breakthrough may be near in the long-running dispute between the Vatican and China