|Stefano Borgia’s two memorials : On the Need to Appoint Chinese Bishops (1787)|
|Stefano Borgia’s two memorials On the Need to Appoint Chinese Bishops (1787) / by Gianni Criveller.|
Cover title. Bibliography: p. 36-38.
1. Memorial regarding the need to establish national Bishops in China and banning the exiled missionaries from going back for the time being in light of recent persecutions there.
2. Second memorial regarding the places where it would be appropriate to appoint national Bishops in China, with new observations on the same theme.
From footnote: both manuscripts in Borgia’s own hand, located in the Archives of Sacred Congregation of Propaganda Fide, Rome, SOCP (Scritture Originale referite nelle Congregazioni particolari super rebus Sinarum et Indiarum orientalium), vol. 65 (1787-1788), f. 386r-404r, and f. 406r-115v, respectively.