The Vatican has decided to extend a secret 2018 agreement with Beijing that governs the appointment of bishops in China. The 2018 Sino-Vatican deal, signed in the midst of crackdowns on religious expression, is believed to give...
by Josh Rudolph | Dec 30, 2019
Pastor Wang Yi, the founder of the underground Early Rain Covenant Church and staunch critic of Xi Jinping’s heavy-handed policies, has been sentenced to nine years in prison for “subversion of state power” and...
by Cindy | Sep 25, 2018
The Vatican signed a landmark agreement with China on Saturday on the process for appointing...
by Josh Rudolph | Aug 27, 2018
In an update to disciplinary regulations that apply to all Chinese Communist Party members,...
by Samuel Wade | Jun 25, 2018
In an interview with Himal Southasian, University of British Columbia historian Tsering Shakya...
by Josh Rudolph | Apr 27, 2018
Amid a renewed domestic interest in Buddhism, sacred Chinese Buddhist sites have in recent years...
by Samuel Wade | Feb 20, 2018
Lhasa’s Jokhang temple, a sacred Tibetan Buddhist site dating back in parts to the seventh...
by Josh Rudolph | Apr 12, 2017
Following the implementation of Xinjiang’s first region-wide law banning behavior that...
by Josh Rudolph | Mar 14, 2017
Addressing annual meetings of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Congress in...
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