Spring 2016 Vol. 36 - No. 180 Ministry to Ethnic Minorities in China
The theme of this issue of Tripod is“The Ministry of Evangelization of China's Ethnic Minorities.” Olivier Lardinois, S.J., in his article, calls the evangelization of the ethnic minorities in Taiwan“a still too unknown part of the Christian world.”He points out that .......
China Church and News Update 2015
Compiled by Sergio Ticozzi, PIME
The Indigenous People of Taiwan: a Still Too Unknown Part of the Christian World
The Indigenous People of Taiwan: a Still Too Unknown Part of the Christian World Taiwan's total population of about 24 million people includes a little bit more than five hundred thousand indigenous people, also called aborigines or Yuanzhumin (原住民) in Mandarin Chinese ......
Queen Mother of Zhangke: Marian Shrines of the Buyi People in Guizhou
Zeng Zhihui, Translated by Eleanor Foo
Taiwan's total population of about 24 million people includes a little bit more than five hundred thousand indigenous peoplealso called aborigines or Yuanzhumin (原住民) in Mandarin Chinese. Those indigenous people are the descendants of various tribes that ......
The Life of Fr. Leonard Marron, MM, among the Bunun People in Taiwan
Excerpts from Father Marron's Writings, collected and commented on by Peter Barry, MM
Father Leonard Marron (everyone called him Lenny) was born in Lynn, Massachusetts, USA on June 22, 1929. Another sibling, an older brother, Bernard, had been born in 1927. Though separated by many miles, the two brothers remained close to one another for the rest of
The Veil and Ethnic Relations in China
I take the liberty of quoting some words by Zhang Chengzhi (張承志 ) who once pronounced literature untranslatable. .......
Catholic Population in China Since 2000 and Its Impact
Since the year 2000, the Catholic Church in China has been facing a series of challenges. Of these challenges, a downturn in the Catholic population numbers is one of the most significant. The stagnation of Catholic population growth is accompanied by the aging of .......
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