In the terminology of sociologist Fenggang Yang, the segment of religion in China including the five associations—Buddhist, Taoist, Muslim, Protestant (the Three Self Church) and Catholic (the Chinese Patriotic Catholic Association)—allowed by the CCP, which appoint its leaders, to operate legally, although with restrictions.« Back to Glossary Index
- London Has Now the First Shrine for Persecuted Christians in Europe
An initiative of Father Benedict Kiely, it reminds the world that Christians are the most persecuted minority internationally.
- The Abe Assassination. The Word “Cult” Is A Tool for Discrimination
The anti-Unification-Church campaign in Japan is another egregious example of the use of the “cult” label to discriminate against unpopular minorities.
- Xie Jiao: China Updates the List—With Some New Entries
Article 300 continues to be applied to movements not included in the lists too. But xie jiao lists are not uninteresting.
- “They Kill Russian Children, Cats, and Pigeons”: Russian Anti-Cultists Accuse Ukraine of Spreading Imaginary “Cults” in Russia
Roman Silantyev insists that “Columbine Satanism” and MKU (Maniacs: Murder Cult) work for Ukraine in Russian territory. They do not exist, but the FSB arrests hundreds of alleged members anyway.