Mass arrests of Chinese megachurch members continue; some 'violently beaten'

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(Worthy News) - Nearly 50 more members, including 11 kids, of a Chinese megachurch closed down by the communist government in December were arrested at two different venues last Sunday, a watchdog group has reported.

Following the closing of Chengdu’s Early Rain Covenant Church and the arrest of its pastor, Wang Yi, on Dec. 9 for "inciting subversion of state power,” government actors are continuing to harass members of the congregation as they gather for worship inside of homes.

According to an update from the church, multiple homes that were hosting prayer gatherings on Feb. 24 were surrounded by police officers who ultimately interrupted the proceedings. At two of the home church services, every person in attendance was detained. [ Source: Christian Post (Read More...) ]

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3 thoughts on “Mass arrests of Chinese megachurch members continue; some 'violently beaten'”

  1. Not. There is nothing that presupposes the end of communism in China or in the many other places of our world. Can't even imagine where/what fantasy mindset tells Christians otherwise.

    What was truly wrong was "the underground 'church'" in China rises up into public view a couple decades ago. It only set these Christians up to now be arrested and persecuted.

    That was China's plan all along since they had not succeeded in eradicating Christianity from China the other way.

  2. Maybe they should stop acting like Catholics and meet on a different day than Sunday there. It would be easier to make the authorities think their homes are not churches if they were to act like it.

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