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Ignatius The Life of Ignatius Cardinal Kung Pin-Mei

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ISBN-10: 1489550666

ISBN-13: 9781489550668

Edition: N/A

Authors: Stephen DiGiovanni

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Ignatius Kung Pin-Mei (1901-2000), a simple Chinese-born Roman Catholic priest and first native-born Bishop of Shanghai, led his people to bear witness to Christ in the world. For his unflinching loyalty to the Pope, the Successor of Saint Peter, he endured more than thirty years imprisonment at the hands of the Chinese Communist government. Throughout, Bishop Kung stood squarely to defend his position that he was a loyal citizen of his homeland. He loved China: he was born in China, grew up in China, and ministered as a priest and bishop in China; and it was in China that he hoped to die and be buried. His life of humble witness was not as an enemy of his homeland, but as a Chinese citizen…    
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Book details

List price: $9.99
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication date: 6/4/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 218
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.408
Language: English

Monsignor Stephen M. DiGiovanni was born in Arlington, Massachusetts, in 1951. An alumnus of the Pontifical North American College, he was ordained a priest in 1977. He received his doctoral degree in Ecclesiastical History (H.E.D.) in 1983 from the Pontifical Gregorian University. As a priest of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Bridgeport, Connecticut, Monsignor DiGiovanni served in various parishes as a parochial vicar; was the diocesan historian; and was the founding rector of the Saint John Fisher Seminary Residence and Vocation Director of the Diocese. He has served as the Pastor of the Basilica of Saint John the Evangelist in Stamford, Connecticut, since 1989.