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74,704 Catholics in Asia: Collected Stories Walter Blunt

74,704 Catholics in Asia: Collected Stories

Walter Blunt

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567 pages
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Collected stories from across the continent- from Ancient Rome to the Crusades, from Colonialism to Nuclear War.Begins with Saint Paul in Asia Minor & Saint Thomas in India. Includes Saint Nicholas, Saint Francis Xavier & the first Native Asian Saints & order founders. Concludes with the modern era: Thomas Merton, Pope John Paul II & Mother Teresa.Includes 59 magazine-style profiles of great Catholic women & men- brothers & sisters, laity & clergy, kings & beggars, missioners & natives, linguists & sailors, engineers & poets, scholars & samaurai, martyrs, mystics, miracle-workers & saints.Table of ContentsChapter One – the Early Church. Saints Bartholomew & Thomas. Saint Paul. Saint Helena & Constantine. Saint Nicholas. Saints Methodius & CyrilChapter Two – the Middle Ages. Gian of Plano Carpini & Benedict the Pole. the Dominicans & the Mongols. Crusaders: Saint Louis & William Rubruck. Franciscans in the Holy Land. Giovanni da Montecorvino. Jordanus Catalani. Oderic PordenoneChapter Three – the Society of Jesus. Saint Francis Xavier. Roberto de Nobili. Alexander Rhodes. The Generation of Giants in China. Saint John de Britto. Brother Giuseppe Castiglione. Costanza BeschiChapter Four – Native Sons & Daughters. Don Justus Takayama Ukon. Saint Lorenzo Ruiz. Saint Pedro Calungsod. Joseph Vaz. Jacome Gonsalvez. Devayasham Pillai. Korean Scholars (Gang Hak Hoe). Saint Andrew Kim. Thomas Ch’oeChapter Five – Order Founders. Geronima de la Asuncion. Pierre Marie Lambert la Motte. The Dominican Sisters of St. Catherine. The Talangpaz Sisters. Ignacia del Espiritu Santu. Kuriakose Elias Chavara. Basil Antony Mary Moreau. Mary of the Passion. The Pilar Society. Augustine Wachter. Mariam Thresia & Joseph VithayathilChapter Six – Missioners. Saint Gabriel Perboyre. The Paris Foreign Mission Society. Don Carlos Cuarteron. Ferdinand van LithChapter Seven – Martyrs. Japan. Vietnam. Korea. China. Laos. CambodiaChapter Eight – the Modern Era. Nicholas Bunkert Kitbaumrung. Saint Alphonsa Muttathupadath. Saint Maximilian Kolbe & Brother Zeno. Thomas Merton. Augustine Thevarparampil. Mother Teresa. Jaime Sin & the People Power Revolution. Pope John Paul II. Dom M. da Costa Lope & Carlos F.X. BeloChurches, Groups, Orders & Organizations include: Order of Friars Minor, Conventual Franciscans, Poor Clare nuns, Franciscan Missionary Sisters of Mary & Third Order Franciscans- Dominicans, Society of Jesus (Jesuits)- Missions Etrangeres de Paris (MEP)- Salesians of Don Bosco- Paris Foreign Mission Society- Congregation of the Mission (Vincentians) & Sisters of St. Vincent de Paul- Missionaries of Charity- St. Joseph’s Missionary Society (‘Mill Hill Missionaries’)- Maryknoll- Pontifical Institute of Foreign Missions (PIME)- Congregation of the Oblates of Mary Immaculate (Oblates)- the Belgian Missions Congregation of Scheut- Carmelites of Mary Immaculate- Clerical Congregation of the Blessed