(呼喊派). Opponent, the CCP and Chinese media called “Shouters” the members of the Local Church since the late 1970s, because of their practice to shout the name of the Lord Jesus Christ loudly. The Shouters were declared a xie jiao and banned in 1983, well before the first official list of the xie jiao was published in 1995. In China, “Shouters” and “Local Church” are often used as synonyms, although the leaders of Witness Lee’s branch of Local Church, whose headquarters are in Anaheim, California, insist that in China the Shouters are now a constellation of different groups, not all of them in contact with, or endorsed by, their organization in the U.S.
Pope Francis and China: A Vatican Mystery and a Proposal
Allegedly, on July 5 a paragraph of a pre-written speech by the Pope where he supported freedom in Hong Kong was not read by Francis. To avoid further wild speculations, the Vatican may publish the text of the 2018 China deal.
US State Department Hits CCP Officials Responsible for Atrocities in Xinjiang
One of them is Mr. Chen Quanguo, the CCP Secretary of the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region. His indictment is the first step in the application of the “Global Magnitsky Act”
China Cracks Down on Indian Spirituality, Calls It “Full of Brainwashing”
Not coincidentally, border tensions with India are accompanied by a renewed campaign against Indian religious and spiritual movements active in China.
Must ‘Study Xi’ to Have a Future
Young people across China are subjected to patriotic education. Those who refuse to undergo it are in danger of losing opportunities to study or get good jobs.