The Catholic Church in China: 1978 to the Present

Hardcover | October 16, 2012

byCindy Yik-yi Chu

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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 of priests, and the everyday lives of Chinese Catholics.

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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 Churc...

Cindy Yik-yi Chu is a professor in the department of history at Hong Kong Baptist University.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:188 pages, 9.16 × 5.67 × 0.7 inPublished:October 16, 2012Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230340091

ISBN - 13:9780230340091

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Table of 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