The government is harassing patients, confiscating Bibles, and threatening to close nursing homes, potentially throwing old and sick into the streets.
The province suffering the most attacks on Christians just witnessed another, when 300 officials with excavator tore down the state-approved church.
The city of Xinmi in Henan Province has been shutting down temples in full force, and resentment is stirring among civilians.
House churches in Shandong are having their power and water cut off and their doors blockaded for refusing to join the state-sanctioned Protestant church.
Fearing damage to the Party’s reputation of caring for the most vulnerable, a private orphanage that sheltered and placed disabled children is shuttered.
In a “sinicization” move bordering on farce, authorities force a church to delete one commandment from the fundamental law of Judaism and Christianity.
Instead of using frequent Christian expressions of praise, believers must thank the Communist Party of China – or face dire consequences.
Chinese officials allege, on false grounds, that the buildings on the Chinese Christian Church Prayer Mountain broke laws.
Even government-approved Three-Self church faces control of preaching, mandated patriotism, and control of finances, in ongoing “sinicization” push.