The government harassed this Three-Self church in Henan Province for nearly a year because its pastor opposed religion “sinicization” requirements.
As China’s state-run Protestant Church is being turned into a tool to spread CCP’s ideology, its congregations are forced to study Marxist texts and accept atheism.
Prohibited from observing Christmas, the Chinese were urged instead to salute and worship the Great Helmsman, Mao Zedong, on his 126th birthday on December 26.
To curb the development of Tibetan Buddhism and “hanify” it, the CCP intensifies suppression efforts by surveilling and indoctrinating religious adherents.
The Chinese President, like Chairman Mao before him, is trying to propose himself as an object of worship worthier than god. Bitter Winter has selected some typical reports about this bizarre, yet worrying development.
New reports about the destruction of Islamic architecture and purge of religious symbols from China’s capital Beijing and the northeastern province of Jilin.
Fearing that China’s large Buddhist population will be hard to control, the regime is accelerating efforts to eliminate religious symbols.
The death of a veteran on New Year’s eve resurfaced anxieties about the lengths CCP’s officials would go to keep their posts. For them, human lives mean nothing.
On central government orders, local authorities throughout China are cracking down on Buddhist places of worship. As a result, many are razed to the ground.