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Musical about Matteo Ricci attracts thousands

HONG KONG (SE): A two-and-a-half hour long Cantonese musical, Lei Matau (Matteo Ricci the Musical), telling the story of Jesuit Father Matteo Ricci’s mission in China in the late 16th and early 17th centuries was performed in Hong Kong Cultural Centre Grand Theatre in Tsim Sha Tsui, from April 20 to 28. The musical is the brainchild of Father Giovanni Giampietro, of the Pontifical Institute for Foreign Missions, who holds great admiration for the 17th century missionary. 
 

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Musical about Matteo Ricci coming soon

HONG KONG (SE): A musical production about the life of Jesuit Father Matteo Ricci, scheduled to be performed at Hong Kong Cultural Centre, Tsimshatsui, from April 20 to 28 next year. Intercultural Dialogue Limited, who are behind the musical, signed up volunteers to assist with production and  backstage work during a briefing at the Po Chiu Catholic Secondary School, Yau Tong, on October 21.
 

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Seeking a fuller picture of China’s missionary history

HONG KONG (UCAN): An academic conference on the missionary history of the Paris Foreign Mission Society was described as filling a few gaps in the modern understanding of the development of the Catholic Church over the centuries in China.
 

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