Religion: For Peking

Was the Church of Rome losing ground in China while Protestants assumed control of the higher education of the country and thus of the new leadership of the country? At once the Holy See forewent its policy of building only hospitals and asylums, decreed that a Catholic University should be founded at Peking, designated St. Vincent's Archabbey (Benedictine) of Beatty, Pennsylvania, to execute the task, called on the Church's faithful throughout the world and particularly in the U. S. to support it. To encourage the work and lend example. Pope Pius has personally...

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