Source: UCANews, Facebook Date: May 30, 2018 UCANewsreports that the Justice and Peace Commission of Hong Kong issued a statement on May 29 calling on the Chinese government to free Roman Catholic Coadjutor Bishop Cui Tai of the Diocese of Xuanhuain Hebei Province, a pastor of the so-called “underground” church, who was taken away in April 2018 […]
Source: Direct Reports from China Date: May 30, 2018 On May 23, Bitter Winter reported about seventy-year-old Christian Zhu’s arrest for carrying memory cards that contained religious videos.
Source: Direct Reports from China Date: May 30, 2018 Bitter Winter recently received information that the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) issued a secret document ordering all provinces, cities, and counties to make short films that discredit The Church of Almighty God, a Chinese Christian new religious movement.
Source: Direct Reports from China Date: May 30, 2018 Bitter Winter has learned that, on April 28, 2018, the Long’an District Government in Anyang, Henan, used a crane to demolish the cross of Shenjiagang Church, which was still under construction.
Source: Direct Reports from China Date: May 30, 2018 A source informed Bitter Winter recently that, in April, a preschool in Luanchuan County, which is part of the prefecture-level city of Luoyang, Henan, sent a WeChat (a popular messaging and social media application in China) message in its chat group about resisting “religious propaganda.”
Source: Direct Reports from China Date: May 30, 2018 On May 5, 2018, a village official from Wuzhi County, which is part of the prefecture-level city of Jiaozuo, Henan, used an electric drill to remove four Chinese characters 以马内利(meaning “Emmanuel”) on a horizontal inscribed board that belonged to a Christian from the Three-Self Church.
Source: ChinaSource and information from CESNUR Date: May 29, 2018 ChinaSource, quoting Christian anti-cult ministries, report that a Chinese new religious movement called Ling Ling, better known to scholars as the Efficacious Spirit Teachings movement, worries the authorities in China for its missionary activity through the social network WeChat, which it uses to
Source: Direct Reports from China Date: May 28, 2018 On April 28, a private school established by the Rock Church in Zhengzhou, Henan, organized a park trip for students. When the children were dancing to praise the Lord, the park staff interrupted them and threatened to report them to the police.
Source: Direct Reports from China Date: May 28, 2018 Local authorities forcibly dismantled a 200-square-meter iron shack built for religious meetings by Three-Self church believers in Fuqing, Fujian. At present, over a hundred believers, most of whom are aged, have nowhere to go for their religious meetings.