Will Religion Flourish Under China's New Leadership?

2200 Rayburn House Office Building Washington, DC 20515 | Thursday, July 24, 2003 - 10:30am

Opening Statements

Representative James Leach, Chairman

Senator Gordon Smith

Representative Joseph Pitts


Mr. Randall Schriver, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs, Department of State


Ms. Felice Gaer, Vice Chair, United States Commission on International Religious Freedom


Dr. Joseph Fewsmith, Professor and Director of East Asia Interdisciplinary Studies, Boston University


Mr. Charles Lovejoy, Jr., Associate, U.S. Catholic China Bureau


Dr. David Aikman, Former Senior Correspondent, TIME Magazine


Dr. Jacqueline Armijo-Hussein, Assistant Professor, Department of Religious Studies, Stanford University