9:30 am EDT - 11:00 am EDT

Past Event

Religion in China: Perspectives from Chinese Religious Leaders and Officials

Thursday, September 11, 2008

9:30 am - 11:00 am EDT

The Brookings Institution
Falk Auditorium

1775 Massachusetts Ave., NW
Washington, DC

On September 11, the Brookings Institution hosted a panel discussion featuring a multi-faith delegation of Chinese religious leaders and officials who discussed the challenges facing religious groups in China today. Mr. Wang Zuo’an, the second highest ranking official in the Chinese State Administration for Religious Affairs, led the delegation which included representatives from China’s Buddhist, Catholic, Muslim, Protestant and Taoist communities.

Senior Fellow Jeffrey Bader, director of the John L. Thornton China Center, provided introductory remarks and moderated the discussion.