(全能神教會). The largest Chinese Christian new religious movement, founded in 1991. Most of its first members were part of the Shouters. Also known as Eastern Lightning, it teaches that Jesus Christ has returned to Earth in the shape of a Chinese woman, recognized as Almighty God, who teaches the fullness of truth for the purification of humankind and the advent of a Millennial Kingdom. Its phenomenal growth alarmed the CCP. It was included in the list of the xie jiao in 1995, and is currently the single most persecuted religious group in China.
Ancestral Halls Destroyed or Turned into Propaganda Centers
Under the CCP rule, any form of religion is banned: even worship of ancestors or ancient sages is banned.
The “Corpse-in-Concrete” Case in Vietnam: Fake News Against Falun Gong
A small religious group commits two murders. The CCP accuses Falun Gong, repeating the scheme it used against The Church of Almighty God with the 2014 McDonald’s incident.
“Forbidden Memory”: A Book Reveals the Horrors of the Cultural Revolution in Tibet
Tsering Woeser miraculously found and published hundreds of pictures of the most infamous decade in Tibetan history. We can now meditate on their tragic lesson.
Numerous Folk Religion Temples Destroyed in Henan and Hebei
China’s folk religion venues, an integral part of rural life for generations, suffer severe crackdowns, as the communist regime aims to eradicate all religions.