The Catholic Church in China: 1978 to the Present by C. Chu

The Catholic Church in China: 1978 to the Present

byC. Chu

Hardcover | September 24, 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 of priests, and the everyday lives of Chinese Catholics.

About The Author

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

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Title:The Catholic Church in China: 1978 to the PresentFormat:HardcoverDimensions:188 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0 inPublished:September 24, 2012Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan USLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230340091

ISBN - 13:9780230340091

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Table of Contents

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