Even state-run churches are not spared CCP’s endless harassments. Two directors of Three-Self churches in Henan died after crackdowns on their places of worship.
Rules and regulations prohibiting religious funerary rituals are being adopted across China, as the government promotes “civilized secular” traditions.
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.
Numerous religious symbols have been taken down in localities throughout China ahead of the central government’s religious work inspections.
The infamous social credit system invades places of worship, as state-run churches and temples are evaluated with points, some closed down for being “substandard.”
The religious in China are subjected to even fiercer crackdowns, as the regime increases “stability control” to offset the effects of the pro-democracy movement.
Places of worship across China have Islamic and Christian symbols removed on orders from local officials. Businesses with religious signboards are also “rectified.”
Ahead of a central government inspection, Luanchuan county officials replace the fundamental law of Christianity with communist propaganda in state-run churches.