The little-known Chinese sacrificial hat, and reflections on inculturation in China…

Posted August 16, 2018 10:47 pm by Editor

The little-known Chinese sacrificial hat, and reflections on inculturation in China…

The early Jesuit missionaries to China obtained many concessions from the Holy See to adapt Catholic rites and customs to the genius of the Chinese people. Beginning with Pope Paul V’s bull of 1615, permission was granted for a translation of the Roman Missal and Breviary into Chinese, for the continuation of ancestor worship (considered a merely political…

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