The “Pastoral guidelines of the Holy See concerning the civil registration of clergy in China” (圣座关于中国神职人员民事登记的牧灵指导), a document published by the Vatican on June 28, 2019, instructing Catholic Bishops and priests who were part of the Underground Catholic Church on how they should register and join the Chinese Patriotic Catholic Association. The text also allows Catholic conscientious objectors to remain outside the Patriotic Association for reasons of conscience.
Persecution of Rebellious Catholic Churches Intensifies
Pressure on China’s Catholic conscientious objectors to join the Patriotic Church continues, as churches are shut, priests hunted down, congregations intimidated.
Seven Years of Torture and Forced Labor
A member of The Church of Almighty God recalls his time in detention after he was arrested and later sentenced for his faith.
Riyue Qigong: The CCP Announces a Xie Jiao Has Been “Totally Destroyed”
The leader reorganized the movement after having been detained and “reeducated” for two years. Now, he goes to jail again, this time for 19 years.
Poverty Alleviation—Yet Another Tool to Control Xinjiang
In the name of fighting poverty, the CCP moves impoverished households from across China to Xinjiang, while sends Uyghurs to other provinces for forced labor.