Refugees start to arrive in Europe after a nationwide crackdown on yet another banned Christian group, founded in Henan by Xu Yongze
All Sphere Church
(全範圍教會). Also known as the All Range Church (an alternative translation of全範圍教會) and the Born Again Movement (重生派), it is a Christian religious movement founded in Henan by Xu Yongze (徐永澤), known in the West, where he now lives (in the United States), as Peter Xu. The movement is also known as the Weepers (哭派), because it regards weeping as evidence of conversion. It was banned as a xie jiao in 1988, even before the first modern list of the xie jiao was published in 1995, and persecuted ever since.
Source: Direct Reports from China Date: June 17, 2018 Xie jiao, a term wrongly translated as “evil cults,” but in fact meaning “heterodox teachings,” are religious movements included by the regime in its periodically updated list of banned groups. Those active in a xie jiao are arrested and detained under Article 300 of the Chinese Criminal […]