Tag : persecution of Christians in China
Christian title : Chinese Christians Ordered to Replace Pictures of Jesus With Xi Jinping - Or Lose Poverty Relief Quota
summary : Thousands of Christians in an impoverished Chinese village were told to replace their posters of Jesus Christ and other religious imagery with photographs of Chinese President Xi Jinping -- or lose their quota from the poverty-relief fund.
date : Nov 15, 2017 10:47 AM EST
China title : China Detains Two Christian Women and 3 Y/O for Missionary Work, Whereabouts Remain Unknown
summary : Chinese officials detained a pastor, her daughter, and her three-year-son after the family refused to stop carrying out mission work -- and their exact whereabouts remain unknown.
date : Oct 04, 2017 11:11 AM EDT
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
Derek Lam title : Chinese Christian Says He Will Never Fulfill Dream of Becoming Pastor Because 'I Won't Make Jesus Subservient to Xi Jinping'
summary : August 25, 2017: A Chinese pro-democracy activist has shared how he will never be able to fulfill his dream of becoming a pastor because he refuses to "Jesus subservient to Xi Jinping" and urged Christians worldwide to pray for believers in his country as they " seek to find light amid the sea of darkness descending upon us."
date : Aug 25, 2017 05:30 PM EDT
China title : China Shuts Down Sunday Schools, Vacation Bible Schools for Children
summary : July 24, 2017: In an effort to curb the growth of Christianity, officials in China's eastern Zhejiang province have issued orders aimed at closing Sunday schools and keeping children from Christian events over the summer months.
date : Jul 24, 2017 10:48 AM EDT