Religion Sinicized and China modernized

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Can the normalization of ties between China and the Vatican help everybody address one of the most urgent issue in the world – the reform of the Chinese state and its adaptation to the modern/western world? This is a crucial question at the time of a landmark agreement whereby for the first time ever the Chinese government in principle recognizes a separation of state and religion.  Eminent sinologist and journalist Franceso Sisci gives a detailed account.

This article was first published in settimananews.it on September 21, 2018

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