Mao Zedong (毛澤東, 1893–1976), a co-founder of the CCP and the de facto ruler of Communist China as chairperson of the CCP from 1949 to his death in 1976. Mao believed all religions should be ultimately eradicated, but at least in a period of his life he tried to achieve this aim by first putting them into strict CCP control and created the red market.« Back to Glossary Index
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- Vandalism Against Catholic Churches on the Rise in Bavaria
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