Cardinal Parolin’s visit will take place July 1-8.
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The restrictions were extended to the end of May, according to a decree from the Vatican’s secretary of state.
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In the same interview, the cardinal also confirmed that discussions are underway about a possible summit between Pope Francis and the Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia.
China is a key country in the future of the Korean Peninsula. Cardinal Parolin has been the leading architect of the Vatican’s China policy.
The cardinal said that attendance at Sunday Masses in Italy is unbalanced in terms of the generations and cultures represented.
China was the subject of talks this week between Cardinal Parolin and the U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who has argued that the agreement has failed to protect China’s Catholics from a crackdown on religious believers under President Xi Jinping.
Addressing the conference, the Vatican's top diplomats focused on the necessity of protecting freedom of conscience and religious voices in the public square.
Observers say the contentious deal will likely continue on a provisional basis.