OUr 28th international conference was a huge success!
Approximately 220 people (100 in-person and 120 online) participated in the US-China Catholic Association’s 28th International Conference entitled, “China, Christianity, and the Dialogue of Civilizations,” August 6-8, 2021, at Santa Clara University in Santa Clara, California. Keynote speakers and panelists reflected on the ways that Christianity and Chinese culture have engaged one another, as well as on the issues of the day.
The three day event included five keynote speakers
Various topics were discussed during the keynote addresses, ranging in topics from the Protestant Church in China today, religious policy in China, the work of renowned Chinese photographer Lu Nan, the drama of the Church in China, issues Chinese youth face, and more.
various panelists shared their expertise and wisdom
Experts on various subjects such as Building Bridges Between China and The West, the Sino-Vatican Accord, Sinicization of Religion, Chinese Wisdom and Catholic Spirituality and more engaged participants in a number of panels over the weekend.
THE Ricci Award Banquet
The US-China Catholic Association gives the Matteo Ricci Award for Service of God and China to persons who exemplify Matteo Ricci’s devotion to friendship across cultures, living faith, and service to the people of China.
This year the USCCA was proud to honor Brent Fulton and Joann Pittman of ChinaSource as co-recipients of the Matteo Ricci Award for Service of God and China.
Participants of the banquet were privileged to enjoy music provided by the California Youth Chinese Symphony.