People, Communities and the Catholic Church in China

Cindy Yik-yi Chu (Editor), Paul P. Mariani (Editor)

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This book explores the Chinese Catholic Church as a whole as well as focusing on particular aspects of its activities, including diplomacy, politics, leadership, pilgrimage, youths, and non-Chinese Catholics in China. It discusses Sino-Vatican relations and the rationale behind the decisions taken by Pope Francis with regard to the appointment of bishops in China. The book also examines important changes and personalities in the Chinese Church, the Catholic organizations, and the Catholic communities in the Church, offering a key read for researchers and graduate students studying the Chinese Catholic Church, the Church in Asia, and religion in contemporary China.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationSingapore
PublisherPalgrave Pivot
Number of pages176
ISBN (Electronic)9789811516795
ISBN (Print)9789811516788, 9789811516818
Publication statusPublished - 3 Jan 2020

Publication series

NameChristianity in Modern China
PublisherPalgrave Pivot
ISSN (Print)2730-7875


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