See this online text:

  • “The Sino-Vatican Faith Diplomacy: Mapping the Factors Affecting Bilateral Relations”, by Professor Juyan Zhang, Ph.D., April 2017 (Los Angeles: Figueroa Press, 2017). Available at

See also the texts listed on the page “Selected commentaries on the China-Vatican Agreement“, as well as these other texts on the confidential agreement between the Holy See and the People’s Republic:

  • “Sino-­Vatican Relations: A Conflict Transformation Perspective”, by Kaitlin Austermiller. Master’s Thesis, China and International Relations, Aalborg University and University of International Relations, 20 May 2013. Available in pdf format at Aalborg Universitet Project Library.
  • “True Catholic and Authentic Chinese: The Theologico-Political Polemic in China”, by Wing Kwan Anselm Lam, International Journal of China Studies, Vol. 11, No. 2 (December 2020): pp. 257-276. Available in pdf format at the Institute China Studies University of Malaysia.
  • ‘The Vatican Accord with China: Riding the Dragon’: Testimony Before the Congressional-Executive Committee on China, November 28, 2018, by Thomas F. Farr, Available in pdf format at the  Congressional-Executive Committee on China.

See the texts listed on the page “Online text: Letter to Catholics in China, by Pope Benedict XVI” and these other texts on Catholic Christians in China:

On the Memorial of the Martyr Saints of China in the Revised Roman Rite. For other texts and ebooks, you may access the List of Free eBooks (Arranged by Title), the List of Free eBooks (Grouped by Subject), the List of Worth-It Catholic Books & eBooks, and the main page of the Catholic eBooks Project.