On the 8th September 1979, Brother Laurence Tung On, Provincial, sent to Brother Basilio the following report on the brothers of China:
1-Since 1950, 26 brothers have died in China, of whom
Brother Jules André, died of hunger and of cold,
Brother André Joseph Wei; died after a public judgement, in 1975.
Brother Augustin Liu – Beaten to death by batons.
Brother Antoine Hsio – died in a work camp.
Brother Marcellin Yang – died in a work camp.
Brother Ernest Chang – died in a work camp.
Brother Marie Xavier Chang – died in prison.
2-23 other brothers are still living, of whom seven are constrained to working in the farms of inner Mongolia;
Brother Damien Chang, Visitor, has done eight years in prison.
Brother Emile Chang – condemned to 15 years of prison since 1974 because he was teaching the catechism.