(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.
The Ghent Case Against the Jehovah’s Witnesses: A Chronology
The criminal investigation that got into the spotlight earlier this year did in fact start in 2015.
Muslims, Christians Critic of the French Law on “Separatism”
Some amendments passed by the Senate raise serious religious liberty issues. France’s Christian leaders officially join Muslims in criticizing the draft law.
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Scientology, Anti-Cultists, and Scholars: An Interview with Bernadette Rigal-Cellard
The internationally well-known French scholar tells Bitter Winter how she decided to study both the Church of Scientology and the “irrational hatred” targeting it.