Asia Pacific Jesuit Conference Expresses Support for Pope Francis’s Encyclical

The Jesuit Conference of Asia Pacific has published statement expressing "sincere and enthusiastic" support for Pope Francis's encyclical Laudato Si'. The statement signed by each of the Asia Pacific conference provincials and conference president Very Rev. Mark Raper, S.J. was approved their July assembly in Siem Reap, Cambodia in mid-July.

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Francis Xavier Chu Shu-Teh, S.J. | 1983 | China

Father Francis Xavier Chu Shu-Teh was born on December 14, 1913 in China as the first of nine children. In 1945, Father Francis was ordained a priest and was immediately appointed as the Prefect of Studies at Yu Hui High School. He then traveled…