About the China Forum

China’s emergence as a key player on the world stage is occasion to reflect on Chinese civilization and its significance for global humanity. The China Forum convenes Chinese academics and public figures with international partners to discuss common challenges at the intersection of culture, ethics, and global society. The forum is a collaboration between Georgetown University (Washington, D.C.) and La Civiltà Cattolica (Rome).


Book cover: La Chiesa in Cina. Un Futuro da Scrivere

The Church in China: A New Departure

The pontificate of Pope Francis has ushered in a new era of dialogue between the Holy See and the People’s Republic of China. Despite complex relations since the arrival of Christianity over one thousand years ago, the recent provisional agreement between China and the Holy See presents an…