Last December, more than 100 adherents to the Early Rain Covenant Church in Chengdu were detained in a crackdown on the underground congregation, including the pastor Wang Yi and his wife Jiang Rong. Jiang was accused of inciting subversion of state power, but was released last month after six...
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 Josh Rudolph | Nov 3, 2016
Relations between the Vatican and China have been uneasy since the CCP took charge of the country...
by Paulina Hartono | Nov 26, 2009
Five underground church leaders in Shanxi have been given jail sentences on charges of “illegal land occupation” and “assembling a crowd to disrupt public order.” From Christopher Bodeen for the Associated Press: A court in...
by cschultz | Dec 24, 2008
The Vatican has agreed to Cardinal Joseph Zen Ze-kiun’s request to step down from his post in 2009: [The Cardinal] said he would spend more time monitoring Catholic churches in mainland China, according to The Associated...
by Morgan Figuers | Jul 20, 2008
China continues its suppression of dissenters before the Olympic Games, today targeting a Christian pastor and his wife. From the U.K. Guardian: Chinese police have removed a prominent Beijing-based pastor and his wife from the...
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