china

Still Think Buying From China Is A Good Idea?

January 12, 2010

For those of you who thought that the draconian CPSIA law was actually going to keep your children safe, I've got news for you. Manufacturers in China, that paragon of human rights and product safety, have decided that since one poisonous substance has been banned for product use, they'll just substitute another worse metal instead […]

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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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Have You Seen These Bob Siemon Bible Covers?

July 21, 2009

We had the opportunity of talking to Bob Siemon of Bob Siemon Design at the International Christian Retailer's Convention.  He discussed his line of handmade Bible covers and reaffirmed for us why buying American is a better choice whenever possible. Transcribed interview: Bob: Thirty year ago I bought... there was a little craftsman here and […]

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Chinese Horrors Continue

July 12, 2008

You know things in China must really be bad when the secular media starts to take note of China's abortion and child labor practices. HBO is showing a documentary next week that includes film shot by people posing as tourists about the Chinese child slave trade and the forced abortion and selective abortion practices in […]

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How Ironic

April 30, 2008

Isn't it funny how these things work? It's the same situation with that cheap plastic statue you just bought at your local "Christian" store.  You may be against the whole situation in China, but you can't really can't change it on your own.  That dinky cheap crucifix you just bought (you know, the one with […]

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Would You Please Contact Catholic Book Publishing?

February 20, 2008

Editor's note: This post has been updated. Hi Everyone, We have been purchasing books from Catholic Book Publishing for years now. We have been in an ongoing discussion with them about their move to print more and more of their products in China. The official answer from the company is that quality trumps any human […]

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