Tag : China Christian Council
title : China's Largest Megachurch Ex-Pastor Arrested by Authorities for Supporting Religious Freedom
summary : In what some people are calling the most high-profile religious persecution case since the Cultural Revolution, the former pastor of China's largest state-run megachurch was arrested on Saturday by a local public security bureau in China's coastal Zhejiang province, according to persecution watchdog China Aid. Authorities reportedly re-apprehended Gu "Joseph" Yuese sometime before Christmas; on Jan. 7, his family received an announcement he had been arrested on charges of embezzling funds.
date : Jan 13, 2017 03:13 PM EST