Taoism, one of the Three Teachings of Chinese spirituality and religion, faces increasing suppression, as temples are repurposed and believers indoctrinated.
“As evil as a mafia,” devastated Buddhists and Taoists say about China’s government after numerous temples in the province were suppressed at the end of 2019.
Religious groups or persons from abroad are under attack in China since its totalitarian regime regards them as “enemies fighting for ideological territory.”
Authorities across China are confiscating books by Venerable Master Chin Kung, a prominent Buddhist monk whose teachings have been banned by the CCP.
House churches throughout China are pressured to stop gatherings and join state-run churches, as religious activities outside them, even at home, are prohibited.
Under the pretext of “religious infiltration,” the CCP’s crackdown against religious groups has hit again the oldest community of Jews in the country.
Enrolled to study outside Xinjiang, Uyghur students are subjected to intense indoctrination and “hanification,” intended to veer them from their religion and culture.
Even religious venues that are managed by the government come under severe persecution, the CCP aiming to weaken Christianity and eradicate it eventually.
The Chinese government is forcing believers and the clergy to replace Christian teachings with traditional Chinese culture and socialist doctrine.