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Taiwan’s vice-president off to the Vatican to firm up ties

Taiwanese Vice-President Chen Chien-jen is scheduled to visit the Vatican next month to attend the canonization of six beatified individuals, or “blesseds,” a source said. The report on the planned visit by the Taipei-based Liberty Times came out at about the same time the Vatican and China signed a tentative deal on the appointment of […]