Those Catholics, particularly priests and bishops, who refuse to join the Chinese Patriotic Catholic Association for reasons of conscience, although joining the Patriotic Association is both allowed and regulated by the Vatican Guidelines of 2019. The Guidelines, although not specifically encouraging this choice, declare it a legitimate option and ask other Catholics to “respect” it.« Back to Glossary Index
The Blood Libel Anti-Semitic Myth. 2. The English Origins of the Lie
While older precedents exist, we know that the legend claiming that Jews ritually kill Christians, as we know it, originated in England in the 12th century.
A New Book on “La Famille”
Journalist Nicolas Jacquard has produced a book that is much more ambitious than his colleague Suzanne Privat’s, but still relies too much on “apostate” ex-members.
Will Bukhara Jews Continue to Exist in Bukhara?
The unique culture of Bukhara Jews is at risk of being lost forever–although it continues abroad, mostly in Israel and in New York.
“Exaggerate Taxation is Robbery”
Fiscal persecution is a form of violence, while protests against fiscal tyranny are usually peaceful. What the Boston Tea Party can teach us about the Tai Ji Men case.