Tag : chinese Christians
China title : China Tightens Control on Churches, Enforces Law Against Teaching Christianity to Children
summary : September 15, 2017: Recent bans on unregistered church worship and on teaching Christianity to children, "as if intending to eliminate all house churches at once," have startled Christians
date : Sep 15, 2017 10:27 AM EDT
Underground Church in China title : China Places Harsh New Restrictions on Religion to 'Fight Extremism' and 'Restrict Faith'
summary : September 7, 2017: China has placed new restrictions on religious gatherings, online discussion of religious matters, and the financing of religious groups in an effort to "fight extremism and restrict faith practiced outside organizations approved by the state."
date : Sep 07, 2017 11:55 AM EDT
China title : Chinese Christians Injured After Clashing With Police Over Church Demolition: 'Jesus, Save Me!'
summary : September 1, 2017: Dozens of Chinese Christians were injured trying to protect their church from being destroyed by bulldozers authorized by authorities in Wangcun village in China's northern Shanxi province.
date : Sep 01, 2017 11:52 AM EDT
China title : Chinese Authorities Pressure Landlord Into Evicting House Church Congregation
summary : Authorities in China's southern Guangdong province have upped persecution against an unregistered house church, pressuring their landlord to evict them -- leaving them without a place to worship.
date : May 17, 2017 11:07 AM EDT
Prison title : Chinese Christian Prisoners Worship Not with Words But with a Chorus of Whistles, Says Former Prisoner
summary : A missionary who was once detained in a Chinese prison recounted how he and the other prisoners expressed their worship to Jesus by whistling hymns.
date : May 12, 2017 11:33 PM EDT
China title : Chinese Christians Hospitalized After Clashing With Police Over Church Surveillance
summary : Christian churchgoers in China were hospitalized after clashing with officials who attempted to install surveillance cameras inside churches.
date : Apr 04, 2017 10:12 AM EDT
China title : Chinese Christians Attending Bible Study Arrested, Detained by Authorities
summary : Fifteen Christians attending a Bible study in China's southwestern Sichuan Province were recently detained by twenty police officers and forced to remain in custody for over two weeks.
date : Apr 03, 2017 12:56 PM EDT
Shi Xinhong title : Christians Detained for Praying for China’s National People’s Congress
summary : As a meeting of the National People's Congress (NPC) and the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) convened this month, Beijing police detained two Christians who had travelled there specifically to pray for the proceedings.
date : Mar 15, 2017 02:47 PM EDT
ChinaAid title : Chinese Christians Imprisoned for Selling Religious Devotional Books
summary : Five Christian leaders in China's northeastern Liaoning province, who were arrested for allegedly purchasing and selling Christian books, now received prison sentences for doing so.
date : Mar 10, 2017 02:28 PM EST
Chinese Man Praying title : Imprisoned Chinese Human Rights Lawyer Asks People to Pray Not for Him But for Others to Know Christ
summary : A human rights lawyer in China who has been detained since 2014 sent a message to his wife to gather people to pray not for his release but for the gospel to spread.
date : Jan 14, 2017 11:10 PM EST
China Cross title : Christian Pastor, Family Detained In China After Contacting U.S. Consulate, Journalists
summary : China authorities in Zhejiang incarcerated a pastor, his wife and son on Tuesday for contacting U.S. Consulate officials in Shanghai and foreign journalists, according to reports from China Aid, a Christian international human rights organization based in Texas.
date : Apr 30, 2016 10:21 AM EDT
Anti-Christian Movement in China title : China Religious Freedom Watchdog: Chinese Government Burning Crosses in Anti-Christian Crackdown
summary : China Aid, a U.S.-based organization that monitors the ongoing persecution of Christians in China, has accused the country's government of burning crosses that were taken down from churches. As noted by the group, the latest incidents indicate the Chinese government's expanding efforts regarding the crackdown on religious freedom.
date : Mar 11, 2016 01:38 PM EST
Chinese Christians title : China’s Efforts to Mold, Control Christianity Within Communism Creates Tensions
summary : Chinese Christians each week assemble at evangelical church services held in Soviet-era office buildings in the country's capital, often singing and praising "Yesu" ("Jesus" in Mandarin). Some attend the government-sanctioned Yizhuang church, hearing pastors say the lives they lead can be difficult, but with the guidance of Yesu, they have the tools to carry on. However, not all Chinese officials agree that Christianity should be the tool on which to rely.
date : Mar 10, 2016 12:09 PM EST
Chinese Pastor and Wife Sentenced to 14 Years in Prison title : China Sentences Christian Pastor, Wife To 14 Years in Prison For Opposing Government’s Campaign to Remove Crosses in Churches
summary : Pastor Bao Guohua and his wife Xing Wenxiang have been sentenced to spend more than 10 years in jail after Chinese authorities charged them with social disorder and corruption. But, according to the supporters of the couple, the indictment on the two exemplifies the government's actions against Christian activities in the country.
date : Feb 29, 2016 11:34 AM EST
Fenggang Yang title : China's Rise of Christianity Explored by Purdue University Sociologist at Western Michigan University
summary : "Is China the New Roman Empire?" is one thought-provoking question Dr. Fenggang Yang, director of Purdue University's Center on Religion and Chinese Society, is scheduled to address Tuesday (Jan. 26) during a presentation at Western Michigan University.
date : Jan 26, 2016 11:23 AM EST
title : Chinese Christians To Send 20,000 Missionaries into World by 2030
summary : Chinese Christians assembled an ambitious plan to send 20,000 missionaries overseas by 2030. The face of world mission is about to change dramatically, promise supporters of this huge Chinese missionary-sending initiative.
date : Jan 21, 2016 12:48 PM EST
China Church Cross Removal Protests title : Secret Government Conference in Beijing to Discuss How To Create a 'Submissive' Chinese Christian Church
summary : A secret government conference taking place in Beijing later this week is set to discuss how to create a more "submissive" church, experts believe.
date : Nov 27, 2015 02:10 PM EST
Christians in China's Zhejiang province title : Chinese Christians in China Targeted As Members of 'Evil Cults'
summary : Chinese authorities are increasingly targeting Chinese Christians in their hunt for "evil" cults because of their growing number.
date : Nov 26, 2015 01:20 PM EST
Chinese Priest title : Underground Priest In China Found Dead In Fen River, Church Leaders Call for More Investigation
summary : Father Pedro Yu Heping, or better known as Wei Heping, was found dead in the Fen River on Nov 8. Friends and family, as well as Church leaders do not believe he committed suicide.
date : Nov 27, 2015 02:34 PM EST
China Removal of Crosses from Churches title : Report: Government-sanctioned Persecution of Christians in China Increased Drastically in 2014
summary : Texas-based nonprofit group China Aid Association has released a report on Tuesday, indicating that persecution against Christians in China has increased significantly from the Chinese government.
date : Apr 22, 2015 11:54 AM EDT
AirAsia Tragedy title : Final Moments of Doomed AirAsia Flight Involved 'Unbelievably' Steep Climb
summary : Investigators may have found the crash site of AirAsia Flight QZ8501, based on the wreckage and bodies recovered so far. However, radar-based data indicated that the plane may have faced a steep climb before crashing.
date : Dec 31, 2014 05:06 PM EST
China Christians title : China: Future Home of the World’s Largest Christian Population?
summary : Despite the best efforts of China's Communist government, Christianity is on the rise in the nation of nearly 1.4 billion people. Officials across the country have torn down churches, detained Christians, and worked to ensure that religious leaders are kept out of China. And though the Communist Party is the world's largest atheist organization, it is finding Christianity hard to contain.
date : Nov 13, 2014 02:30 PM EST