Friday, September 18, 2009

The Taiwan Story: The Second Wave of Evangelization

The Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas ("Angelicum") & The Embassy of the Republic of China (Taiwan) to the Holy See cordially invite you to a Congress marking the 150th Anniversary of Catholic Evangelization in Taiwan (1859-2009). The event will be in the Aula Minor of the Angelicum Monday October 12, 2009 from 15.00 to 19.00.

Charles Morerod, OP
Rector, Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas

Larry Yu-yuan Wang
Ambassador of the Republic of China (Taiwan) to the Holy See


Introductory Presentation
Archbishop Gianfranco Ravasi
Pontifical Council for Culture, Rome, Italy

Topic 1
Mons. Luis Clavell
Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Historical, political and missionary context of the second period of Catholic Evangelization in Taiwan
Miguel Angel Sanroman, OP
St. Dominic's Priory, Kaohsiung, Taiwan

Doing Mission in Taiwan: The Experience of the Divine Word Missionaries (SVD)
Paulino Belamide, SVD
Pontifical Urbanian University, Rome, Italy


350 Years of History of the Catholic Church in Taiwan: Retrospective and Prospective Reflections

Peter Chiang
Vatican Radio, Rome, Italy

Ursuline Sisters' Mission Experience in Taiwan
Armida Veligo, OSU
General Secretary of the Ursuline Sisters

Carlos Rodriguez, OP
Dominican Promoter for Justice & Peace

Hilario Q. Siñgian, Jr., OP
Dominican Socius for the Asian-Pacific Provinces

A reception will follow in the Sala delle Colonne

The conference working language will be English/ Traduzione simultanea all'Italiano disponibile

Per piu' informazione:
Ambasciata Presso La S. Sede Cina - Taiwan
00193 Roma (RM)
tel: 06 68136206