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Pope Pius XII and China Jesse Russell

Pope Pius XII and China

Jesse Russell

Published August 12th 2012
ISBN : 9785512448540
Paperback
142 pages
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High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Pope Pius XII and the Church in China involves relations of the Holy See with China from 1939-1958. It begins with the recognition of Chinese rites by the Vatican in 1939, the elevation of the first ChineseMoreHigh Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Pope Pius XII and the Church in China involves relations of the Holy See with China from 1939-1958. It begins with the recognition of Chinese rites by the Vatican in 1939, the elevation of the first Chinese cardinal in 1946, the establishment of a Chinese hierarchy, the persecution and virtual elimination of the Catholic Church in the early fifties, and the establishment of a patriotic, socialist Chinese Church, independent of Rome in 1957.