Wangfujing Church, Tomb of Matteo Ricci, Beijing

Joseph's Cathedral, AKA Dong Tang or the East Church, in Beijing, Peoples Republic of China.

A section of the Champlain statue in Couchiching Park, Orillia.  The first planned European community in Ontario was Sainte-Marie, Jesuits mission in Huronia, erected in 1639 on the Wye River near Midland , 800 miles from Québec. After repeated Iroquois attacks the Jesuits decided to abandon the mission, and it was set afire in 1649. A replica village 'Sainte-Marie Among the Hurons' remains  on the site today along with the Catholic Martyrs Shrine containing some saintly remains.  Photo.L…

A section of the Champlain statue in Couchiching Park, Orillia. The first planned European community in Ontario was Sainte-Marie, Jesuits mission in Huronia, erected in 1639 on the Wye River near Midland , 800 miles from Québec. After repeated Iroquois attacks the Jesuits decided to abandon the mission, and it was set afire in 1649. A replica village 'Sainte-Marie Among the Hurons' remains on the site today along with the Catholic Martyrs Shrine containing some saintly remains. Photo.L…

The Portuguese Bridge. A short distance further downstream from the Blue Nile Falls sits the 17th century first stone bridge ever constructed in Ethiopia, at the period of the Portuguese influence, built at the command of Emperor Susenyos around 1620. Now days they call it “The Portuguese Bridge”

The Portuguese Bridge. A short distance further downstream from the Blue Nile Falls sits the 17th century first stone bridge ever constructed in Ethiopia, at the period of the Portuguese influence, built at the command of Emperor Susenyos around 1620. Now days they call it “The Portuguese Bridge”

Fr William Doyle SJ, (1873, Dalkey - 1917,Ypres)

William Doyle SJ – Priest Eyewitness at the Battle of the Somme: Fr Willie Doyle (SJ)

Matteo Ricci, 1602

matteoricci: “ Kunyu Wanguo Quantu Matteo Ricci’s complete map of all the nations of the world from The map (Chinese 坤輿萬國全圖, pinyin: Kūnyú Wànguó Quántú which literally means A Map of the Myriad.

Pedro Paez's History of Ethiopia, 1622 (Hakluyt Society, Third Series)

Pedro Paez's History of Ethiopia, 1622 (Hakluyt Society, Third Series) , Isabel Boavida, Ashgate Pub Co;

Xu Guangqi (Paul) - Worked with Matteo Ricci

Xu Guangqi (Paul) - Worked with Matteo Ricci

Constant Lievens (1856-1893), Flemish #Jesuit priest, missionary among the tribal peoples of India

Constant Lievens Flemish priest, missionary among the tribal peoples of India

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