The Church Fathers were ancient and influential Christian theologians and writers who established the intellectual and doctrinal foundations of Christianity.
For them prayer was as natural as breathing. They said, “birds fly, fishes swim and man prays.” and the last breath of the dying person together make up and proclaim the divine name.
Lou Tseng-Tsiang (12 June 1871 – 15 January 1949) was a Chinese diplomat and a Catholic priest and monk. He was twice Premier of the Republic of China and led his country’s delegation at the Paris Peace Conference of 1919.
He later became Catholic Abbott of a Benedictine Abbey near Bruges in Belgium
John C.H. Wu; (born 28 March 1899, Ningbo – 6 February 1986) was a Chinese jurist and author. He wrote works in Chinese, English, French, and German on Christian spirituality, Chinese literature (including a translation of the Tao Te Ching) and on legal topics.
On his Tao Te Ching translation, Thomas Merton said Wu’s work was “absolutely necessary for us not only to progress but even to survive.
He wrote the Chinese Constitution for Chiang Kai-shek