China Frees Five Jailed Bible Study Christians

Five Christians detained since August 2022 for leading Bible studies have been freed on bail by authorities in China’s Yunnan Province, well-informed Christians Wednesday.

Persecuted Chinese congregation arrives in the US seeking asylum

An entire congregation of more than 60 asylum-seeking Chinese Christians has arrived in the US after their application for refugee status on the grounds of persecution by China’s government was rejected by both South Korea and Thailand, the Washington Times reports.

China: Church releases statement detailing torture of imprisoned leaders

An evangelical church in China has released a statement detailing torture and maltreatment inflicted on three of the congregation’s leaders who have been in detention since August last year, Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) reports. China ranks 16th on the US Open Doors World Watch List 2023 of the top 50 countries where Christians are persecuted.

Report: ‘China Seeks To Erase Churches’

China has launched an effort to “erase” all churches and last year saw an increase in the persecution of Christians in the Communist-run nation, according to a new report obtained by Worthy News.

China Frees Jailed Preacher To Care For Father

A Chinese Christian evangelist jailed for more than half a year on charges linked to his work has returned home to care for his father, who suffers from COVID-19, supporters told Worthy News.

Persecuted Chinese congregation seeks refuge in the US

An entire church congregation of 62 Chinese Christians who left China three years ago to escape government persecution are now in Thailand and applying for refugee status in the United States, CBN News reports. 

China Closes House Church And School

Chinese authorities closed a house church and its Christian school in Shanxi province after detaining church members amid a crackdown on unauthorized worship in China, Christians confirmed late Thursday.

China: Crackdown and closure of house churches continues

China’s ruling Communist Party is continuing its crackdown and closure of evangelical house churches: earlier this month, the Covenant Home Church in Shanxi province was issued with an official notice that it has been banned and must close, reports Bitter Winter, a news outlet focused on religious liberty and human rights in China.

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