Posts Tagged ‘Chinese Communist Party’

China imposes sanctions on leading British Catholic human rights campaigner

Monday, March 29th, 2021

The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) imposed sanctions Friday on David Alton, a leading British Catholic human rights campaigner who highlighted widespread abuses in Xinjiang. The Chinese authorities announced the measures on March 26 against Alton and eight other U.K. citizens, as well as four institutions critical of the country’s human rights record. The individuals are Read more

China to teach ‘masculinity’ education for boys

Monday, March 8th, 2021
China masculinity education

The Education Ministry of China has published plans to ‘cultivate masculinity’ in schoolboys. The policy has inflamed debate across the country. The plan follows a warning from one of China’s top political advisers that the nation is experiencing a national “masculinity crisis.” “Chinese boys have been spoiled by housewives and female teachers,” the adviser, Si Read more

China to ‘improve population’ with eugenics plan

Monday, November 23rd, 2020
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China will place emphasis on eugenics by encouraging a certain type of women to have more babies in its new five year plan. Eugenics is the study of how to manage reproduction within a human population to increase desirable heritable characteristics. Among the Chinese Communist Party’s goals listed in its policy blueprint for the years Read more

Bishop’s resignation undermines Sino-Vatican pact

Thursday, October 22nd, 2020

A Chinese bishop has resigned after the Vatican announced plans to renew its pact with China. This is a move which observers say is a setback to China’s hopes of implementing the deal smoothly. The deal was signed secretly in September 2018, and no details have yet been released. Its key provision is believed to Read more

Asian cardinal swipes at China’s government over COVID-19

Monday, April 6th, 2020

The Chinese Communist Party (CCP)  is “morally culpable” through its negligence and repression, lies and propaganda for allowing coronavirus (COVID-19) to spread. It is having a lethal effect on the world’s poor, a cardinal from Myanmar says. “The Chinese regime led by the all-powerful Xi Jinping and the CCP — not its people — owes Read more

Chinese Christians controlled by high-tech surveillance

Monday, May 27th, 2019

In China, the Communist Party’s high-tech means to control Chinese Christians’ religious observance include facial recognition surveillance and a smartphone app that ranks citizens’ party loyalty. Chinese authorities in the Xinjiang region use high-tech surveillance with facial recognition and an app tracking its user’s location to monitor the Uyghur ethnoreligious minority intensely. Between 800,000 to Read more

China’s five year plan to develop Catholic Church

Thursday, June 7th, 2018

The Patriotic Association of Chinese Catholics and the Council of Chinese Bishops has approved the “Five-Year Plan of Development for the Sinicisation of the Catholic Church in China.” The plan aims to develop the Catholic Church altering religious principles and practices to match Chinese communist ideals and eliminate “foreign influence” ensuring governmental control of all Read more

China bans tours to Vatican

Monday, December 4th, 2017

China has banned its citizens from visiting the Vatican. The Vatican is a popular destination with Chinese tourists. The recent resumption of diplomatic talks between the Vatican and China has prompted an increase in the flow of tourists-pilgrims. If he realises they are at the Vatican, Pope Francis greets them personally and poses for selfies Read more

Transition of power in China ‘bodes well’ for Christians

Tuesday, November 27th, 2012

The once-in-a-decade transition of power in China, at the recent congress of the Chinese Communist Party, bodes well for Christians, according to the president of a Hong Kong-based information resource. “There’s a lot going on,” says Brent Fulton. “But … if political reform is able to move ahead, it should bode well for the Church. Read more