Pastors Say China Easing Up on Churches

Protestant pastors operating out of illegal “” in China may soon be able to practice their in the open. From UPI:

Recent meetings between government officials and leaders of banned underground Protestant house churches marked the first step toward reconciliation in decades, the Rev. Ezra Jin said.

Jin, who founded his Zion house church two years ago, said the government, including the police, have realized the time for confrontation is past.

“The government is anxious to work out the way to go forward,” said Jin, noting he prays and sings with several hundred worshippers each Sunday in Beijing.

For more information on underground in China see this Frontline World production with Chicago Tribune reporter Evan Osnos.


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