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Father Matteo Ricci’s beatification cause reopened
January 25, 2010
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The cause of beatification of Father Matteo Ricci (1552-1610), originally begun in 1984, was reopened on January 24 at the cathedral of the east-central Italian Diocese of Macerata-Tolentino-Recanati-Cingoli-Treia. The renowned Jesuit spent the last 28 years of his life as a missionary in China.
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- Father Matteo Ricci Cause for Beatification re-launched (Fides)
- Anthony E. Clark: "Weaving a Profound Dialogue between West and East": On Matteo Ricci, S.J. (Ignatius Insight)
- Message Of His Holiness Pope John Paul II For The Fourth Centenary Of The Arrival In Beijing Of Matteo Ricci, S.J. (2001)
- Matteo Ricci (Wikipedia)
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Jan. 27, 2010 10:24 PM ET USA
New saints are a positive aspect of the church which is in deep trouble right now!!