Winter 2016 Vol. 36 - No. 183 70 Years of the Chinese Catholic Hierarchy
The theme of this issue of Tripod is the 70th anniversary of the establishment of the Chinese Catholic Hierarchy. At the same time, it is the 90th anniversary of the ordination of 6 Chinese bishops (1926). They were the first ones ordained since the only ........
The Establishment of the Ecclesiastical Hierarchy: Its Meaning and Effects
On April 11, 1946, Pope Pius XII (1876-1958), with the Apostolic Constitution Quotidie Nos, instituted the normal structure of the Catholic Church in China by establishing the local Ecclesiastical Hierarchy. What was the meaning of this
Hong Kong and the Chinese Catholic Hierarchy
Louis Ha, Translated by Anthony Lam
At the end of the Ming Dynasty, St. Francis Xavier (1506-1552) exerted great effort to bring the Gospel to China. Although he eventually failed to enter mainland China, 400 years after this attempt, in accordance with Canon Law, the Chinese Catholic
Seeking Chinese Archbishops for the Catholic Hierarchy in China
The Chinese Catholic Hierarchy was established in 1946. This year, 2016, marks the 70th anniversary of that remarkable event. The Holy Father, Pope Pius XII, established 20 ecclesiastical provinces in China so the Episcopal Hierarchy in China consists of
Benedict XV and the Rethinking of Catholic Missionary Strategy
Many Council Fathers at the Second Vatican Council (1962-1965) made proposals asking for the internationalization of the Roman Curia. The Belgian prelate, Leo Joseph Cardinal Suenens (d. 1996), one of the major architects of twentieth-century
Prospect of Diplomatic Relations between Taiwan and the Holy See, according to a Taiwanese Catholic
Chen Fang-Chung, translated by Ingrid Chan
Taiwan has maintained diplomatic relations with the Holy See under the title of“Republic of China.”Would that change with the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) gaining control over both the executive and the legislative branches of .......
Hong Kong has a New Coadjutor Bishop
On November 13, 2016 the Holy See announced a new appointment for the Diocese of Hong Kong. Auxiliary Bishop Michael Yeung Ming-cheung was made the new coadjutor bishop of Hong Kong.
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