|[Persecution of Catholics in China] / collected by Fr. Francis A. Rouleau, S.J.|
1959 folder. Clippings, copies, and reports from various Catholic mission journals, newsletters, newspapers concerning the persecution of Catholics in China in 1952.
List of persons/topics in these articles from 1959:
12/29/59, about St. Francis Xavier; 3/8/59, arrest of Mgr. Dominic Tang and Fr. Anthony Yen Te-keng (Ren/Yan Degeng); (Fides, Oct. 14, 1959), Diaspora Chinese in Madagascar; International Fides Service, September 19, 1959, # 681, NE 693, Chinese in South Africa; International Fides Service, October 3, 1959, # 683, NE 712, “China’s Tragic Decade”, summary of Communist Party’s oppression, “obliged to apostasy”; Newsweek, June 8, 1959, on People Party Power in Singapore, Lee Kuan Yew, Overseas Chinese, support for Peking; International Fides Service, August 8, 1959, # 675, NE 236-237, Catholic Relief Services for refugees in Macau, Fr. Charles de Foucauld, Srs. Dominica Pascale & Cecile Andree de Jesus, refugee Peter Chu (Zhu) about his ordeal as Catholic, 5 Catholic refugees to Macau; (Fides, April 11, 1959), Frs. Joseph Li Ts’ung-cha (Li Congzha) & John Baptist Wang Hsi-hsien (Wang Xixian) imprisoned in Inner Mongolia, accusers Chang Wei-hing (Zhang Weijing?) & Chao Kuou-fan (Zhao Guofan); National Review, February 28, 1959, pp. 553-555, Christian view of Communist recognition, persecution of religion; various articles about contemporary China, Great Leap Forward.