Chinese Persecution

Why We Still Don't Sell "Catholic" Gifts From China

March 6, 2011

From CNA: Shangai, China, Mar 5, 2011 / 06:20 pm (CNA).- A Chinese woman who protested the country's strict one-child policy was re-arrested and taken to an unknown labor camp after she was initially released from a different facility one day earlier on medical parole. Fifty year-old Mao Hengfeng, who lives in Shanghai, was seized […]

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Nativity Sets, Advent Wreaths, Kneeling Santas and other things we don't sell

November 23, 2010

Over the years we have known that certain products such as St. Joseph House Selling Kits, cheep statues, fancy Advent Wreaths, Kneeling Santas and Nativity Sets are hot items and we could probably make a lot of money selling them. Instead, we have forgone these easy profits and opted to sell better quality but higher […]

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Why We Never Have Sold Chinese Products

October 22, 2010

A couple of weeks ago China officially announced that it was keeping it's "One Child Policy." You know, the national policy where women who get pregnant more than once are either heavily fined or forced to abort their children. This has also lead to the infanticide of female babies leaving China with a very unnatural […]

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Why We Don't Do Business With China, Reason Number... I've Lost Count

April 8, 2010

Because the Chinese will arrest you if you refuse to celebrate a Mass with a communist Catholic bishop. Sure, we could get lots of cheap porcelain picture frames and stuffed animals if we bought from China but why should we?

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If You Think Forced Abortions are a Thing of the Past, Think Again

December 17, 2009

Over the past couple of weeks we have received many requests for nativity sets and have had to tell our customers that almost all nativity sets are made in China and because of China's horrific human rights record, we refuse to carry products from that country. It makes it more challenging for us to not […]

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Again, Why Would You Move Manufacturing to China?

October 22, 2009

Maybe because things like having three priests arrested and then having the arrest denied by the Chinese officials doesn't bother you that much. The whereabouts of three "underground" priests in northern China, detained by police months ago, are still unknown while another has apparently been persuaded to join the "open" Church, say sources. Fathers Liu […]

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China's One Child Policy (and the murder of 40% + of their children) Continues

July 31, 2009

This morning our Product Manager told me that our most recent newsletter on why we don't carry Chinese products elicited more response than ANY newsletter we have ever sent. All comments were positive about our stance. Today I found an article talking about how over 13 million Chinese babies are killed through abortion every year. […]

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Your Money is Going to China. How Do You Feel About That?

July 31, 2009

We're one of the few Catholic retailers who refuse to carry and sell items that are made in China. Does it matter to you where your money goes and what it ultimately supports? As a Catholic, it should matter quite a great deal to you. As with all things we do, we must consider the […]

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Why We Don't Sell Chinese Products (reason 38,523)

June 11, 2009

A Chinese bookstore owner who was taken into custody and accused of printing Bibles to give to local house church congregations has been sentenced to three years in prison and fined nearly $22,000, according to a report from Compass Direct. The report said a Beijing court today delivered the guilty verdict in the trial of […]

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The Dazzle of the Olympics...

August 25, 2008

...seems to have affected a lot of people, including The One, Barrack Obama, who seems to think that the Chinese transportation infrastructure is far superior to the U.S.A.'s. I guess that as long as you only look at the things in Beijing upgraded for the Olympics he may have a point but I'm sure he […]

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