Posts Tagged ‘House churches’

Chinese Catholics resist religious oppression Comments 0

Monday, September 10th, 2018

Chinese Catholics are resisting Beijing’s campaign to restrict religious freedom. As the law forbids minors from entering places of worship, Catholics are “reinventing” their homes as temporary “churches” for services that can include the whole family. “Each family is continuing its faith activities at home and maintaining its strong bonds with God,” says a young Read more

Religious gatherings forbidden to sing hymns and pray Comments 0

Tuesday, October 4th, 2016
Religious gatherings forbidden

Religious gatherings must stop in parts of China. House churches where members meet in private houses are targeted. The ban has closed house churches in Guangdong, Zhejiang, Anhui and Henan provinces recently. The latest ban has closed a house church in Sichuan province. It has to stop meeting under rules that govern religious gatherings. This is because Read more