The Chinese University of Hong Kong is committed to bringing about the cultural exchanges between East and West. Courses related to Catholic Studies have been set up since the founding of religious studies programme. In 2005, with a generous donation from the Catholic Diocese of Hong Kong, a Centre for Catholic Studies was established at the Department of Cultural and Religious Studies to further develop Catholic Studies at the University
- Promoting academic research related to Catholic Studies;
- Training Catholic Studies scholars;
- Enhancing academic exchanges among scholars of Catholic Studies worldwide;
- Disseminating knowledge of Catholic culture.