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a person doing religious or charitable work in a foreign country

of missionaries or their work

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someone who attempts to convert others to a particular doctrine or program

someone sent on a mission--especially a religious or charitable mission to a foreign country

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relating to or connected to a religious mission

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The above two anecdotes, "Augustine at the Seashore" and "Augustine's conversion in the Milan garden" contributed to the first introduction of Augustine into China according to the account of early Catholic missionaries. The translations of these works and the terminology they used were adapted to Chinese domestic religious backgrounds, as in the case of Ruggieri and Ricci.
class="MsoNormalThe Consolata Catholic Missionaries, the squatters further argue, were part of the white settlers and had been allocated 1,054 acres registered as parcel number LR No.
Tsai noted that Catholic missionaries have been serving in Taiwan for over 500 years and those serving in Taiwan on average dedicate 36 years of their life to service in the country.
Synopsis: "Defining Metis" examines categories used in the latter half of the nineteenth century by Catholic missionaries to describe Indigenous people in what is now northwestern Saskatchewan.
Missiobot was created by Missio USA, an organization within The Pontifical Mission Societies, to provide "a one-to-one experience of information, engagement, and accompaniment that guides the user through a conversation with Pope Francis about the life-saving work of Catholic missionaries around the world."
One of few Catholic missionaries on the island at the time, Schroeder would eventually pastor two parishes and oversee five church buildings, including schools and a health clinic.
The Abayudaya trace the origins of their religious affiliation to an extraordinary African chieftain, elephant hunter, warrior king, and colonial agent named Semei Kakungulu, who in 1917, or 1919, or 1920, depending on the source, decided to reject all the forms of biblical religion that had been introduced to him by turn-of-the-century English Protestant and French Catholic missionaries for his own textual interpretation of the first five books of Moses, which made him (and his followers and later their descendants) something very close to Jews.
Gennie Diwa, head of the office of liturgy of the Archdiocese of Manila, was that Simbang Gabi was brought by Catholic missionaries from Mexico.
French Catholic missionaries, Foster argues, were important interlocutors, along with colonial officials, the French metropole, and Senegalese themselves, in the shaping of French colonial policy.
Catholic missionaries stopped the birdman ritual; the last competition was held in 1866." Easter Island Sketchbook makes an especially wonderful gift for armchair travelers!
There is much to like in this interesting new book, which looks at the efforts of Catholic missionaries in the early modern period in Melaka, Siam and two areas of what is now Vietnam.
This initiative was so successful that by the beginning of the twentieth century seventy percent of foreign Catholic missionaries in China were French.
We need then to account for lay Catholic missionaries and non-Catholic Christian missionaries.
However, in a modern history, the first batch of Catholic missionaries to have arrived in the country was in mid 1800.
Responding in large part to the doubts awakened by Illich's article, more than 500 missionaries had left the field by 1970, and numbers continued to drop through the 1970s, so that by 1979 there were only about 2,300 American Catholic missionaries left in Latin America.
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