Asia and the presence of the Franciscans from New Spain

Commentary on some Mexican sources

  • Jésus Peña Espinoza

Abstract

This article presents some sources in Mexican archives that can be of interest for the study of the missionary activity of the Franciscans in Asia. We will focus on documents related to the Province of San Gregorio, whose relationship with New Spain was close and intense; also, on the correspondence that the Bishop of Puebla had with individuals in the Philippines and missionaries in China.

Keywords: Manuel Fernández de Santa Cruz; New Spain; Order of Saint Clare; Philippines; Province of San Gregorio

Published
Oct 31, 2021
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Espinoza, .... (2021). Asia and the presence of the Franciscans from New Spain. Orientis Aura: Macau Perspectives In Religious Studies, 0(4). Retrieved from
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