(Coordination des associations et des particuliers pour la liberté de conscience). A French NGO created in 2000 to defend religious liberty. It has been accredited, and received consultative status, by the ECOSOC, the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations.
A Sad Father’s Day: The Story of Siqi
In the United States and other countries, June 21 is Father’s Day. A member of the Church of Almighty God tells Bitter Winter the sad story of her beloved and persecuted father.
Protestants, Catholics Stifled to Curb ‘Foreign Infiltration’
Amid escalating tensions with Western democracies, China’s regime incites nationalist sentiment among residents, cracks down on religions as “foreign agents.”
Riyue Qigong: The CCP Announces a Xie Jiao Has Been “Totally Destroyed”
The leader reorganized the movement after having been detained and “reeducated” for two years. Now, he goes to jail again, this time for 19 years.
Two State-Run Protestant Churches Demolished in Henan
As other venues started reopening after the coronavirus lockdown, places of worship remained closed in China. Some never opened—they were destroyed instead.