Henan Province authorities are continuing to crack down on Buddhism and Taoism, destroying historical relics along the way.
Two more state-approved Three-Self churches are reported to have been demolished, and their assets and valuables looted during the holiday season last year.
Along with tens of millions of Party members and public officials, Three-Self Church believers are forced to use the mobile app “Xi Study Strong Nation.”
Authorities forcibly took over and looted True Jesus Church in Henan’s Shangqiu city, arresting its director and detaining her for 15 days.
Once incarcerated and tortured, a young man is asked to cooperate in propaganda videos against his church—or else.
Not only is the CCP embezzling money from churches, it’s also forcing their leaders to fill out certificates falsely claiming the goods were voluntarily given.
The CCP is successfully keeping up its efforts of turning houses of worship into government-sanctioned activity centers, for everything except religion.
Authorities are going from town to town taking down Christian icons and replacing them with pictures of Chairman Mao and President Xi.
There’s a new ditty being spread by China’s Christians: “Fly the national flag, put up propaganda slogans. The church belongs to the Party, not to the Lord.”