Tag : persecution in China
China Catholics title : Vatican 'Gravely Concerned' Over Chinese Bishop Who Disappeared After Being 'Forcibly Removed'
summary : June 27, 2017: The Vatican has expressed "grave concern" on Monday for a Chinese bishop who has disappeared after being "forcibly removed" from his office several weeks ago.
date : Jun 27, 2017 12:48 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
China title : Chinese Christian Lawyer Tortured by Prison Guards: 'Faith Prevented Me from Committing Suicide'
summary : A Christian lawyer imprisoned in China has revealed that the torture he endured at the hands of prison guards was so severe, he wanted to commit suicide - but resisted because of his faith.
date : Jun 01, 2017 02:29 PM EDT
China title : Chinese Police Detain, Interrogate Dozens of Worshippers, Including Children
summary : While worshipping, dozens of Christians -- including children -- were detained by police officers who raided a house church meeting in China's southern Guangdong province.
date : May 08, 2017 01:20 PM 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 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 Worshippers title : China's New Policy Expected to Lead to More Religious Persecution
summary : China Aid's 2016 Annual Persecution Report details a seismic shift in the Chinese government's approach to religious policy that is expected to lead to further persecution.
date : Mar 14, 2017 10:34 AM EDT
China title : Imprisoned Chinese Lawyer Says Guards Choked Him, Threatened to Burn Him in Oven
summary : An incarcerated human rights lawyer from China's central Hunan province has revealed that he has suffered "all kinds of severe abuse" while in prison and said that if he ever confesses to any crimes, it's because he can no longer endure such torture.
date : Mar 08, 2017 09:57 AM EST
China title : Chinese Pastor Who Protested China's Cross Demolition Campaign Fears He Will Be Re-Arrested
summary : The pastor of a house church in China's coastal Zhejiang province has asked the international community to pray for him amid fears he may be re-arrested
date : Feb 20, 2017 01:36 PM EST
China title : Chinese Authorities Bulldoze Church, Loot Property After Locking Congregants Inside
summary : Authorities in China's central Henan province bulldozed a church and looted its property after locking several Christians inside the building's reception office, a persecution watchdog has revealed.
date : Jan 31, 2017 12:43 PM EST
Church title : China: Prominent House Church Pastor Arrested for 'Divulging State Secrets,' Awaiting Prosecution
summary : A prominent house church pastor in China's central Guizhou province is awaiting prosecution after being arrested and charged with "divulging state secrets" amid an ongoing crackdown on Christians in the country.
date : Oct 19, 2016 10:25 AM EDT
Christians in China gather for worship. title : Christians In China To Experience A Greater Degree Of Persecution With Tougher Rules Implemented
summary : True Christians in China are not getting a respite as the rate of persecution increases with the introduction of tougher rules this month.
date : Oct 04, 2016 12:13 PM EDT
China title : Two Christian Camp Leaders Detained by Chinese Authorities for 'Brainwashing and Indoctrinating Minors'
summary : Christian camp leaders in China's northwestern Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region were detained by Communist authorities and imprisoned for nearly two weeks for "indoctrinating minors with superstitious beliefs."
date : Sep 13, 2016 10:25 AM EDT
China title : Chinese Police Harass, Monitor Wife of Imprisoned House Church Pastor
summary : The wife of an imprisoned house church pastor revealed that Chinese police have continually monitored and harassed her - all because of her family's Christian faith.
date : Aug 30, 2016 10:15 AM EDT
China title : Chinese Church Refuses to Obey Communist Govt's Orders to Stop Meeting, Take Down Religious Signage
summary : Despite its best efforts, China's communist leaders cannot stunt the growth of Christianity, as a house church recently rejected a government order to stop its religious activities and remove its religious signage.
date : Aug 23, 2016 10:53 AM EDT
China title : Chinese Christians Miraculously Save Church from Being Demolished, Turned into Buddhist Temple
summary : Christians in China are refusing to bow to the demands of the Communist government, holding fast to their faith despite overwhelming persecution. Recently, the members of a large church miraculously saved their building from demolition in the midst of an ongoing legal case over the church's land.
date : Aug 22, 2016 11:46 AM EDT