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.
Islam ‘Sinicized’ Further in Ningxia After President Xi’s Visit
When the president scolded local officials in Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region for not doing enough to curb Islamic culture, they rolled up their sleeves.
Xie Jiao-Free Communities Help Crush Banned Religious Groups
Local governments across China urge to create “model” towns or villages without residents who are members of religious groups labeled “heterodox teachings.”
Tibetan Buddhism ‘Sinicized’ Across Inland China
Implementing President Xi Jinping’s orders to advance the ‘sinicization’ of Tibetan Buddhism, local authorities eradicate traditional architecture and symbols.
Faith-Based Nursing Homes Closed or Demolished in Fujian
Disrupting the peaceful final days of numerous elderly believers, authorities harass senior care centers to block any promotion of religions.