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STORY OF CHINA

Christian Missionary Matteo Ricci Journeys to China

  • Aired: 06/27/2017
  • 02:56
  • Rating: NR
Michael Wood arrives in the old Portuguese colony of Macao, the Europeans' first foothold in China. The Italian Jesuit missionary Matteo Ricci came here 1582, with the aim of converting the emperor and his people to Christianity. In today's cathedral in Beijing, Michael hears why Ricci is still so important to the 70 million Chinese Christians today.
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In 1582, Matteo Ricci arrives in Macao, hoping to convert China to Christianity.
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