The Fifth Encounter between Christianity and China:
Only Persevering in Dialogue Can Lead to Success.
An article by Jeroom
Heyndrickx, cicm, March 2009.
Website of Verbiest Institute http://www.kuleuven.be/verbiest/
annotated reading list of China and China
Church-related books and publications:
Reading Notes Collection.
http://www.slate.com/id/2169465/ for article: Removing the
Splinter: How an American program bridged the gap between China's
Divided Catholics, June 29, 2007
Church in China:
America Magazine in its
November 7, 2005 issue published this comprehensive update on the
Catholic Church in China by Sr. Betty Ann Maheu, MM, which was
originally given as a presentation at the USCCB 20th National Catholic
China Conference held in Seattle in June 2005.
The Sisters of Shanghai:
article of August 2005, describes the contributions of religious
women to the China Church, and the positive developments among religious
women in China through an account of the Congregation of the
Presentation of Mary in Shanghai.
New Windows Shed Light on China’s Catholic Church:
Adam Minter in Shanghai, May 20, 2004.
Shanghai Cathedral Restores its
Stained Glass Windows:
Magazine featured an article by Father Tom Lucas, in March 2005, about the
work of Ms. WO Ye, a long time USCCB friend and associate, who heads the
design team to replace the stained glass windows in Shanghai's Xujiawei
Cathedral. The article features her work as an example of inculturation
of the Church in China.
Statements submitted by
Sr. Janet Carroll and by
Dr. Richard Madsen for the September 17th 2004 Congressional
Executive Commission on China Roundtable.
The 4th European Catholic China
The 4th European Catholic China Colloquium,
held in September 2003, under the theme "Mutual
Confirmation in Faith," and organized by the Ferdinand Verbiest Foundation
at Leuven, Belgium, brought together more than 100 "partners in China
Mission" from Asia, Europe, and North America. Click this link to get the
Reflection Statement. The
letter by Bishop Han Zhihai mentioned in the
summary is available here.
USCCB Statement Congressional
A religious freedom
statement USCCB submitted to a congressional hearing
on March 25, 2002. The USCCB statement on "Religious Freedoms in PRC"
was submitted in response to a request of the Congressional Executive
Commission on China for our participation in a "Round Table on Religious
Freedom" on March 25, 2002. The Congressional-Executive commission on
China was created in the October 2000 China trade legislation to monitor
human rights and the rule of law in China.