Ecclesiastical and political pragmatism, with a beat
Saturday, December 25, 2010
Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silent, Pal
AP photographer Alexander F. Yuan caught this image on Christmas Eve in Beijing's South Cathedral (formerly known as the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception), one of China's official Roman Catholic parishes. China doesn't permit its Catholic churches to recognize the external authority of the Vatican. At least the little guy at right knows who's boss.