Monica Romano

Monica Romano, a sinologist and social scientist, holds a doctoral degree in Ethnology and Ethno-Anthropology and is currently a lecturer at the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome. Her research interests include Christianity and the Catholic Church in China, particularly Chinese Bible translation which she has been investigating for nearly 20 years, presenting the findings in various conferences and studies. She has visited China several times to conduct research and field work.

Supporting Article

Chinese Bible Translation by the Catholic Church

History, Development, and Reception

Translation of scripture portions by Catholics began over 700 years ago; however, it was not until 1968 that the entire Bible in Chinese in one volume was published. The author follows this process across the centuries.