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Title
Maryknoll Fathers in Kwangtung,China, 1935
Creator
Rauschenbach, Rev. Otto A
Date Created and/or Issued
1935-12
2004
Publication Information
University of Southern California. Libraries
Contributing Institution
University of Southern California Digital Library
Collection
International Mission Photography Archive, ca.1860-ca.1960
Rights Information
Maryknoll Mission Archives
Maryknoll Mission Archives, P.O. Box 305, Maryknoll, N.Y. 10545-0305; http://maryknollmissionarchives.org/
archives@maryknoll.org ; http://maryknollmissionarchives.org/?page_id=1669
http://maryknollmissionarchives.org/?page_id=17
http://maryknollmissionarchives.org/?page_id=1917 ; Maryknoll Mission Archives.
Description
A photograph of Bishop Walsh (J.E.) and Brother Francis pause on the trip up to Guilin to look over the scenery.
Born in Maryland, Fr. Walsh graduated from Mt. St. Mary's College at age 19 and worked two years as a timekeeper in a steel mill. He entered the first class of Maryknoll in 1912 and in 1915 became the second priest ordained in the Society. Three years later. 1918, he was assigned to Kwong Tung (present Guangdong), China. Pope Pius XI named Fr. Walsh as the first Bishop of the Vicariate of Kongmoon. He was consecrated a Bishop in 1927 at Shepherd of the Church on Sancian Island the death place of St. Francis Xavier. In 1936, Bishop Walsh was elected second Superior General following the death of Bishop James A. Walsh, the founder of Maryknoll. In 1948 he as asked to return to China to head the Catholic Central Bureau in Shanghai. In 1951 the government closed the bureau. He was arrested in 1959 and sentenced to 20 years in prison. In 1970 he was released after spending nearly 12 years in prison
Type
image
Format
Photographic prints, 9 x 11.2 cm.
photographs
Identifier
impa-m3045 [Legacy record ID]
IMP-MKL-China-001-12-0001
http://doi.org/10.25549/impa-m3045
http://thumbnails.digitallibrary.usc.edu/IMP-MKL-China-001-12-0001.jpg
Subject
Catholic Foreign Mission Society of America
Travel
Distant views
Time Period
1935-12
Place
China
Kwangtung
Source
MKL/China/001/12/001 [File]
Relation
International Mission Photography Archive, ca.1860-ca.1960
Maryknoll Mission Archives
Photographs of the Catholic Foreign Mission Society of America, Maryknoll, New York, 1912-1945
impa-m338

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