Playing the Mozart Requiem in honor of the death of the Age of Reason, the Communist Chinese Totalitarian Philharmimic Orchestra entertained highly cultured and repressively medieval Pope Benedict.
Benedict, the former Secretary of the Office of the Holy Inquisition, Cardinal Ratzinger (real name!) has used many of the same repressive methods of human rights denial that the Chinese government is infamous for.
Both dictatorships deny freedom of thought, deny women and gay people human rights and are in deep denial about the HIV-AIDS crisis among their people.
Students of the Vatican- Beijing rift wonder why two oppressive regimes just can't find common ground.