Skip to comments.The Wanderer Interviews Steven Mosher… In China, The State Aspires To Be The “Church”
Posted on 03/17/2018 5:46:21 PM PDT by marshmallow
Steve Mosher, one of the Americas most prominent China experts, was kicked out of China and Stanford University in the early 1980s for breaking the gentlemens rule of silence regarding Communist China: he tore back the curtain on the countrys one-child policy, a draconian campaign that resulted in forced abortions performed in barbaric conditions on millions of Chinese women every year.
I was working for the Senate Foreign Relations Committee at the time, and was surprised that the State Department showed little interest in Moshers exposure of what was clearly one of the most egregious violation of human rights in the world at the time.
My boss, Sen. Jesse Helms, held hearings on Chinas one-child policy, and business-as-usual senators and senior staff were aghast when American government experts confirmed that Chinas government had made this eradication of unborn life program their highest domestic priority. Both diplomats and academics then and now wanted friendly relations with the Communist regime, and most of them were avid supporters of population control anyway. They expected the reports to subside and, to put it bluntly, they expected Mosher to go away. But he didnt. In fact, his firsthand witness of Chinas house of horrors led to his conversion to the Catholic faith and his involvement in the pro-life movement, mentored by Fr. Paul Marx, OSB.
As president of the Population Research Institute where I have supported him for years Mosher has worked with Congress and several administrations to curtail or end the hundreds of billions of dollars of U.S. government support that was once routinely distributed around the world to finance abortions under the sobriquet of Population Control. His work has exposed human rights abuses on several continents, but it always seems to come back to China, about which......
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It must be breaking his heart to see Pope Francis sell the faithful Chinese Catholics out --- to the most "total" totalitarianism the world has seen.
It's one thing for the shepherds to fail to protect the sheep. It's quite a bit worse when they actually bring the wolves into the sheepfold, and lock the gates.
What can we do but pray?
The Chinese Emperor was literally the Son of Heaven.
I think it was Ignatius of Loyola who remarked on the admirable qualities and personal virtues of the 16th century Chinese people he encountered, the great strengths they would bring into Christianity. Confucism produced highly civilized people. Communism--- well, look.
Pardon me, that would have been Francis Xavier.
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