Winter 2018 Vol. 38 - No. 191 Rethinking Marx on the 200th Anniversary of his Birth
A contemporary of Karl Marx (b. 1818) and Friedrich Engels (b. 1820), Fyodor Dostoyevsky (b. 1821) wrote with prescience about new ideas that would sweep over Europe and the world. In his novel, Crime and Punishment (published in ,.........
Message of Pope Francis to the Catholics of China and to the Universal Church
Dear brother bishops, priests, consecrated men and women and all the faithful of the Catholic Church in China, let us thank the Lord, for“eternal is his merciful love! He made us, we belong to him; we are his people, the sheep of his flock”(Ps 100:3). .........
The Holy See Confirmed the Signing of a Provisional Agreement with China
The Holy See announced the signing of a provisional agreement with the People's Republic of China regarding the appointment of bishops on 22 September. At the same time, Pope Francis lifted the excommunication of seven bishops who had been
The Need for, and Function of the Communist Ideology
The great concern of the Chinese people during the second part of the 19th century and the first decades of the 20th century was with the“salvation”of the country, that is liberating it from the“semi-colonial”situation, as well as with the ambition of.......
Is Marxism Still Relevant?
Ma Kwok Ming
Is Marxism still relevant? Asking this question in the year of the bi-centenary of the birth of Karl Marx may sound somewhat counter-intuitive. With the breakup of the Soviet Union and the integration of China into the global order, what remains of Karl .......
Marxism-Maoism and Christianity in China
It was 1963. I was 15 years old, and had just entered the seminary of Milan Diocese. During the holidays I went with my father to a conference on Marxism near my hometown. A member of parliament who was a Christian Democrat introduced .......
Christianity: Another Way of Interpreting Marxism
Editorial note: The quotations of Marx and Engels in this article are sourced from Marx and Engels Collected Works and Marxists Internet Archive (https//www.marxists.org) respectively. Their citations are embedded in the .......
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