Members of state-run Protestant churches suffer unmatched harassment at the hands of authorities, as their worship places are demolished on trumped-up pretexts.
Even state-approved Catholic clergy members are subjected to severe persecution when they start questioning the CCP’s oppressive religious policies.
Amid the US-China trade war, the Chinese regime manipulates public opinion and imposes restrictions on citizens to evade adverse effects on its totalitarian rule.
To prevent people from knowing the truth about the pro-democracy protests, the CCP controls online comments, restricts citizens’ and officials’ travels.
Implementing its ultimate goal of becoming the sole deity revered in China, the CCP continues to smother the Christian doctrine, replaces it with the party line.
The CCP claims that in each “area” of the province, one Three-Self church is enough. The others should be “donated” to the government, which will use them for secular purposes.
As the CCP continues its crackdown on religious belief, even objects designated as protected historical and cultural sites do not escape destruction.
Another government-approved Protestant church in Henan fell victim to the authorities’ religious persecution: it was reduced to ruins in just over ten minutes.