Posts Tagged ‘Chinese Christians’

Chinese Christians warned not to speak about persecution Comments 0

Monday, July 15th, 2019

Chinese Christians are being gagged from speaking out about the Chinese government’s efforts to suppress religious freedom. Crosses are being removed and (news sources say) churches throughout China are being demolished. The ruling Communist Party has carried out a widespread crackdown on all religious institutions in recent years. Changes the government initiated last year in Read more

Chinese paid to swap crucifixes for President’s portrait Comments 2

Monday, November 20th, 2017

Chinese President Xi Jinping’s portrait is replacing crucifixes and other religious images in parts of China. A priest says removing the Christian images involved officials giving money to poor households in return for hanging Xi’s portrait. Officials from China’s Yugan County in eastern Jiangxi province say Christians have “recognised their mistakes and decided not to Read more