Tag Archives: China

Because the “Little Flower” Enchanted the Chinese “Legal Eagle”

I introduced readers to my Catholic friend, John C.H. Wu, a long time ago. What prompted John, a distinguished jurist, and drafter of the democratic constitution of the Republic of China (back when it was mainland China),  to swim the Tiber? … Continue reading

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Thérèse of Lisieux: the Mind of Lao Tzu, with the Heart of Confucius

—Feast of St. Thérèse of the Child Jesus Today we celebrate the feast of a Doctor of the Church, the little nun who could, the Little Flower, Thérèse of Lisieux. Responsible for countless conversions to the Faith, she bowled over … Continue reading

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The Chinese Chesterton’s Thoughts on the Influence of Christianity on Common Law

It’s been a long time since I shared thoughts here from my faithful departed friend named John C.H. Wu. I won’t bore you to death with the details of his life, as I’ve already done that in numerous posts before. … Continue reading

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For Thoughts on the Trinity By Way of China, Circa 1700…

…with a little help from a few other sources. Today is the Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity. I have no doubt that my friend Wu Li, SJ was exposed to the Athanasian Creed. Why? Because Wu could not have … Continue reading

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The Year of the Snake Coincides with the Year of Faith?

Well played, Mother Church. Well played. Here are the Chinese characters for Happy New Year: 恭禧發財 Gong Xi Fai Cai! P.S. Check out the China Tag for some great stories about Catholics from China whom I love.

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News Flash: Dead Chinese Jesuit Befriends Catholic Blogger

You may remember my friend named Wu Li, SJ.  I introduced him to you in a post a few years back.Wu died as a Jesuit priest in Macau in 1718. There is something about departed Catholics and me. I’m like … Continue reading

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Christian Bale Speaks His Mind, Presents an Award to Chen Guangcheng

“What I really wanted to do was shake the man’s hand and say ‘thank you,’ and tell him what an inspiration he is.” That’s what actor Christian Bale said about the blind, imprisoned, pro-life activist named Chen Guangcheng last December when … Continue reading

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Because the Holy Spirit is On-Line: Dispatches from Shanghai

There are many posts written here at YIMCatholic that haven’t been read by enough people.  This one is from around the end of May in 2011 and is about the “Sign of Contradiction,” Our Mother, the Church, in China.  Perhaps … Continue reading

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Interested in Posts on Catholicism in China?

I’ve got those right here in the China tag. And I am truthfully being a man of little ado when I say that they are some of my favorite.posts.ever.

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Thoughts from the “Tao Teh Ching” translated by the “Chinese Chesterton”

  My Chinese Catholic friend, John C.H. Wu wrote several works that I have enjoyed reading over the past several years. I’ve shared posts with you from several of his books, namely Beyond East and West, The Science of Love, … Continue reading

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