The CCP is training abbots as mouthpieces to spread propaganda and requires temples to undergo standardized management assessments.
Across the country, the CCP is “transforming” temples into cultural auditoriums, government offices and elderly activity centers.
On top of ubiquitous surveillance systems, believers in China must also be vigilant of government-assigned personnel who watch over them 24/7.
After five years of persecution, a member of The Church of Almighty God fell seriously ill but was unable to seek treatment while on the run.
Chinese government officials like to come up with a vast swath of reasons, pretty much all untrue, as reasons to destroy religious sites.
In the provinces of Sichuan and Zhejiang, authorities have demolished two large Buddhist statues under ridiculous pretenses.