The cross of a government-controlled church in a village in Shandong was removed, and the church was covered with greenery for a visit by China’s President.
The authorities have demolished a yet another church despite it being a legal structure.
The authorities in a Henan Province’s city were unable to demolish a church, following protests by believers.
The Three-Self Church in Shuangmiao village is one of many government-controlled churches recently demolished in Henan Province.
After university authorities discovered that a student was a member of The Church of Almighty God, he was forced to leave his studies and flee.
In China, even possessing a book from The Church of Almighty God is sufficient grounds for arrest or persecution; an elderly believer from Shandong knows this well after being apprehended twice.
Police in Shandong Province shut down a family church, following the implementation of the new Regulations on Religious Affairs.
Xin Shoudao from Henan Province has been left impoverished after paying hefty amounts in fines in the past one year to the Chinese government.
The Chinese police practice “soft” torture violence, aiming at destroying person’s spirit by using psychological pressure instead of physical force.