China Crackdown on Unregistered Churches

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(Worthy News) - Christians have been detained, and churches shut down or destroyed in China in the month before revised Regulations on Religious Affairs are due to come into effect on 1 February.

Christians have been detained, and churches shut down or destroyed in China in the month before revised Regulations on Religious Affairs are due to come into effect on 1 February, which strengthen state control over religious activities in China and include special provisions on national security and foreign connections.

On 18 January, six members of an unregistered church group in Yunnan Province were sentenced to up to 13 years in prison for ‘using an evil cult to organize to undermine law enforcement’. The defendants were accused of belonging to a group called the Three Grades of Servants, which the government has labelled an ‘evil cult’. They deny being members of the group. According to China Aid, some 200 Christians have been detained in the province and falsely accused of being members of the group. [ Source: Christian Solidarity Worldwide (Read More...) ]

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1 thought on “China Crackdown on Unregistered Churches

  1. Three Grades of Servants is an evil cult.

    It's not Christian at all.

    So why is the author using them as examples? Can't s/he find any real "churches" in China to write about being shut down?

    Honestly, even China admits it has (true) Christians in it's country. If you're going to write about, or link, under the heading of Christian Persecution, then let it be about the persecution of Christians, not some evil cult. Just because China persecutes many (maybe most) Christian groups doesn't mean we have to defend evil cults!

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