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June 24, 1940


Fr. Vincent Lebbe on his death bed in the house of Ma Ma Shu-dzen. Kneeling: Miss Chang Ju-lin, vice president of Catholic Action Women Chongqing; Mr Ma of the Yishibao in Chongqing; Brother Alexandre Cao Lishan 曹立珊, the successor of Father Lebbe as Superior General of the Little Brothers of St. John the Baptist. Standing: a nurse from the central hospital of Chongqing where he was last treated; Mr. Wang Pi-fu, president of the Youth Catholic Action of Nanjing; Father Joseph Brun, MEP, procurator for the Vicariate of Chongqing; Jean Ma Shu-dzen (Ma Shouzheng 馬壽徵), house owner, received financial help from Lebbe while studying in Gembloux (Belgium); [unknown]; Vincent Wang Yusan 王育三, former assistant of Father Lebbe in his ministry to Chinese students in Europe; Father Jean Niu 牛, president of Catholic Action in China and Yishibao editor.


Chungking (Chongqing)

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