Matteo Ricci

Pope Francis at his general audience in St Peter’s Square on May 31, 2023. | Adi Zace/EWTN

Pope Francis Praises Venerable Jesuit Missionary for Proclaiming the Gospel in China

May 31, 2023

Pope Francis dedicated his entire general audience on Wednesday to sharing the life of Venerable Matteo Ricci, a 16th-century Jesuit missionary in China.