The LEWI International Conference June 6-7, 2013

6 June 2013 (Thursday)

08:45 Registration opens
09:00 Opening Address
09:30 Keynote Address
Dr. Jean-Paul Wiest, Senior Researcher, The Beijing Center for Chinese Studies
The Chinese Catholic Church: The Joys and Pains of Becoming and Remaining a Faithful Local Church
10:45 Tea Break
11:00 PANEL 1
Prof. Beatrice Leung, Wenzao Ursuline College & Prof. Kuo Wen-Ban, National Taipei University
The Vatican-China-Taiwan Relations and Taiwan’s Bridging Endeavour
Prof. Cindy Yik-yi Chu, Associate Director, David C. Lam Institute for East-West Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University
China and the Vatican, 1979 to the Present
Rev. Ambrose Ih-Ren Mong, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Challenges and Opportunities for the Church in Secular Societies
12:30 Lunch
14:00 PANEL 2
Rev. Sergio Ticozzi, Holy Spirit Centre, Hong Kong
The Abolition of the Civil Patronage upon Catholic Missions in China (1926)
Prof. Paul P. Mariani, S.J., Santa Clara University
The 1926 Consecration of the First Six Chinese Bishops of Modern Times: A Study in Church Indigenization and Sino-Vatican Relations
15:00 Tea Break
15:15 PANEL 3
Ms. Ying Hao, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Real or Misperceived Opposites?: The Catholic Church and the Chinese Communist Party’s Religious Control
Ms. Bibiana Yee-Ying Wong, Union of Catholic Asia News, Hong Kong
<從上海「七七事件」看金魯賢主教對中國教會的影響> (A Study of the Contribution of Bishop Jin Luxian to the Chinese Catholic Church through the “July 7 Incident” in Shanghai)
16:15 Tea Break

Prof. Mark DeStephano, Saint Peter's University, New Jersey
Informing American Jesuits of the China Mission: The Woodstock Letters, 1900-1969
Ms. Jingjing Liu, Macau Ricci Institute
<新耶穌會返澳的重建與發展>(The Restoration and Development of the Jesuit Mission in Macau)
Mr. George Tsang & Mr. Cheuk Fai Lau, The Hong Kong Institute of Education
<慈幼會近代在華事業的發展:從區域史和地區史的角度觀之>(The Development of the Salesian Mission in Modern China: From the Regional and Local Perspectives)