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Resurrecting a key player in 
Chinese Rites Controversy

 

CASTORANO (AsiaNews): A conference was held to study the role played by Father Carlo Orazi, one of the key figures in the Chinese Rites Controversy of the early 18th century, in Castorano, Italy, from October 26 to 27.

Father Orazi was a Franciscan, who was sent to China by what is known today as the Vatican Congregation for the Evangelisation of Peoples (Propaganda Fide) in 1700. He was to remain in Beijing for 32 years.

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