Joining the Chinese Patriotic Catholic Association does not mean that persecutions end: state-sanctioned venues are also harassed, unduly controlled, and shut.
Authorities in Hebei Province’s Handan city intensify crackdowns on Protestant churches with valid, government-issued religious activity certificates.
Implementing the central government’s “funeral reform” drive, officials in Hebei Province’s Xingtai city use drastic measures to please their superiors.
The Chinese government is expanding the scope of crackdowns on religions by stifling businesses that produce religious items.
As a result of crackdowns launched in April in the provinces of Zhejiang, Henan, and Hebei, some temples were demolished while others repurposed for government use.
To stifle faith in the cradle, the CCP bans church-run education of children, implements measures to prevent minors from having any contacts with churches.
Exploiting control measures to prevent the spread of the virus, authorities in China track down members of The Church of Almighty God and other banned groups.
The CCP continues to close down and demolish Buddhist places of worship across China. Even the ones approved by the government are not spared.
Chinese from all walks of life, young and old, are required to memorize and copy by hand president’s speeches to prove loyalty to the president and the CCP.