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The Catholic Church in China : 1978 to the present

Author: Cindy Yik-yi Chu
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, ©2012.
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This book traces the history of the Catholic Church in China since the country opened up to the world in December 1978. It comprehensively studies the Chinese Catholic Church on various levels, including an analysis of Sino-Vatican relations, the control over the Catholic Church by the Beijing government, the supervision of local Church activities, and the consecration of government-approved bishops, the formation  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cindy Yik-yi Chu
ISBN: 9780230340091 0230340091
OCLC Number: 792880336
Description: x, 175 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Doors opened in the 1980s --
Modernization in the 1980s --
Becoming prosperous in the 1990s --
The dynamic 1990s --
The first decade of the twenty-first century --
Chinese society and Catholicism --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: Cindy Yik-yi Chu.

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This book studies the development of the Catholic Church in China since the country opened itself to the world and began normal diplomatic relations with the United States in 1979.  Read more...

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