Tag : chinese christian persecution
China title : Fourth Chinese Pastor Arrested for 'Disobedience' to Gov't, Pastor Warns Regime is 'Cultivating God's Wrath and Judgement'
summary : A fourth pastor in China has been arrested for "disobedience" to the Communist government's regulations on religious affairs, prompting one faith leader to warn the regime is "essentially cultivating God's wrath and judgment."
date : Nov 15, 2018 08:19 AM EST
China title : Chinese Pastor Threatened, Church Harassed After Signing Statement Vowing to 'Bear All Losses' for Gospel
summary : A church in China's southern Hunan province is experiencing unrelenting harassment from Chinese authorities, as police continue to interrupt services, forcibly interrogate congregants, and vandalize church property.
date : Nov 14, 2018 07:42 AM EST
China title : Chinese Christians Living a 'Nightmare' Under Xi Jinping, Says New Report
summary : Christians are living a "nightmare" in China as President Xi Jinping continues to tighten restrictions on believers, a congressional commission report says.
date : Oct 24, 2018 11:05 AM EDT
China title : Communist Officials Sever Rooftop Cross in China Amid Ongoing Persecution (Video)
summary : A church rooftop cross was severed by Chinese Communist workers in Wenzhou amid an ongoing campaign to control Christianity in the region.
date : Oct 23, 2018 08:38 AM EDT
China title : China May 'Rewrite' Bible to Include Buddhist Teachings, Infuse Worship Songs with 'Chinese Elements'
summary : To better control the growth and influence of Christianity, the Chinese government plans to incorporate Buddhist scripture and Confucian teachings into the Bible and edit worship songs to include Chinese characteristics, the head of a persecution watchdog has revealed.
date : Oct 03, 2018 09:01 AM EDT
Pope Francis title : Pope Francis Admits His Deal with China Will Cause 'Suffering' Among Underground Catholics
summary : Pope Francis has acknowledged that underground churches will suffer as a result of a landmark deal between the Vatican and China on the appointment of bishops, but praised the "martyr-like faith" of Chinese Catholics and their willingness to accept whatever was decided.
date : Sep 26, 2018 10:52 AM EDT
China title : Hundreds of Chinese Pastors Sign Statement Vowing to 'Bear all Losses' for Gospel as Persecution Escalates
summary : A group of Chinese pastors have signed a statement denouncing the government's efforts to restrict Christianity and vowing to "bear all losses" for the sake of the Gospel as persecution escalates in the officially atheist country.
date : Sep 25, 2018 10:18 AM EDT
China title : Chinese Officials Raid Sunday Church Service, Violently Arrest Christian Worshipers
summary : Undercover police and Chinese government officials violently arrested Christian worshipers after raiding a church in Henan province amid an ongoing crackdown on religion in the Communist country.
date : Aug 20, 2018 09:49 AM EDT
China title : China Shuts Down Six Churches, Forces Members to Leave by Bribing, Threatening Jobs
summary : China's Communist Party forced six churches in Beijing to shut down after attempts to bribe members to leave failed, a new report has revealed.
date : Aug 13, 2018 07:29 AM EDT
China title : Chinese President Xi Jinping Has 'Particular Animosity' Against Christians as Persecution Increases, Warns Watchdog
summary : Chinese President Xi Jinping has "particular animosity" against Christians in the Communist country, but "persecution will only help accelerate the growth" of the faithful, the head of a persecution watchdog has revealed.
date : Apr 19, 2018 08:30 AM EDT
Underground Church in China title : Chinese Christians Urge Prayers as Campaign Against Churches Intensifies Across Country
summary : Christians in China have asked the international community unite in prayer as Communist party authorities continue to intensify their campaign against churches in the country
date : Apr 13, 2018 12:48 PM EDT
Zhang Kai title : Christian Human Rights Lawyer Fears Another Arrest Due to Work Defending Chinese Churches
summary : Prominent Chinese human rights lawyer and Christian Zhang Kai fears that he may face a second imprisonment -- a plight he fears he "may not be able to endure" -- due to his legal defense of churches that faced cross demolition.
date : Mar 29, 2018 10:55 AM EDT
China title : Christian Woman Falsely Accused, Imprisoned in China Shares How Prison Strengthened Faith
summary : August 17, 2017: A Chinese church accountant who was imprisoned after being falsely accused of conducting "illegal business operations" has shared how her time in prison strengthened her faith.
date : Aug 17, 2017 01:30 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
Shaman title : Powerful Shaman Embraces Christianity on Deathbed After Dreaming of Man in 'Brilliant White Robe'
summary : July 10, 2017: The Shaman of a village in northwest China has shared how she embraced Christianity after dreaming of a man dressed in a "brilliant white robe" while on her deathbed.
date : Jul 10, 2017 09:46 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
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 Experiencing an 'Explosion of Faith', Says Pulitzer-Prize Winning Author
summary : Despite increasing persecution, China is in the grip of "one of the world's great spiritual revivals" that shows no signs of slowing down, says a Pulitzer-prize winning author.
date : Apr 28, 2017 03:47 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
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