(召會). A name used in China for the branch of the Local Church that accepts the teachings introduced by Witness Lee (Li Changshou, 李常受, 1905–1997) in addition to those of his co-worker Watchman Nee (Ni Tuosheng, 倪柝聲, 1903–1972). The group known as “Assembly” in China is commonly referred to as “Local Church” or “Local Churches” in the West.
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Zoom employees disrupted meetings where China was criticized, and even framed CCP critics by posting child pornography from their accounts, U.S. Government says.
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