Tag : Christianity in China
China title : China Warns Communist Party Officials Not to Pray to God, 'Fraternize' with Religious Leaders
summary : China's official newspaper has warned Communist Party officials not to "pray to God” or “fraternize” with religious leaders, as communism is about atheism.
date : Oct 13, 2017 11:09 AM EDT
Pope Francis title : Pope Francis 'Loves China', Hopes to Heal Strained Relationship Between Vatican and Communist Country
summary : August 4, 2017: Pope Francis has said he "loves China" and hopes the Vatican and the Communist country can heal their strained relationship, Chinese media has quoted a Vatican official as saying.
date : Aug 04, 2017 09:47 AM EDT
China title : China Warns 85 Million Communist Party Members: Be 'Firm Atheists', or Face Punishment
summary : July 20, 2017: China has launched a new crackdown on religion, warning the estimated 85 million Communist Party members they must "be firm Marxist atheists" or face punishment.
date : Jul 20, 2017 02:57 PM EDT
Christian title : China Arrests Five Pastors for Protesting Demolition of Church, Blocks Re-Construction Efforts
summary : June 23, 2017: Chinese authorities have arrested five church leaders who protested the demolition of their church building and blocked all efforts to construct a new place of worship amid worsening human rights abuses in the country.
date : Jun 23, 2017 11:58 AM EDT
Underground Church in China title : Why China Should Repair Damaged Relations with the Vatican
summary : A 65-year-long split between China and the Vatican may finally be getting repaired. Hong Kong Cardinal John Tong recently indicated that there might be an agreement over the thorniest issue between the two sides - Vatican's right to appoint its own bishops in China.
date : May 17, 2017 08:30 AM EDT
China title : China: Dozens of Pastors Gathered for 'Unity in Christianity' Event Arrested, Interrogated by Police
summary : About 40 house church pastors gathered for a "Unity in Christianity" event were locked in a room and questioned by authorities, who broke into the building and accused the pastors of "participating in illegal gatherings without government permission".
date : May 05, 2017 01:20 PM EDT
China Cross Demolition title : Christians in China Replace Crosses at Great Personal Risk as Government Takes Them Down
summary : Christians in China’s Zhejiang province have challenged local authorities of the Communist Party by putting back crosses knocked down in the government’s campaign. The cross is considered a traditional symbol of Christianity.
date : Jun 10, 2015 01:23 PM EDT
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