Amid the CCP’s nationwide cross removal campaign, a state-run and a house church in a Zhejiang Province village were attacked by government-hired security guards.
As the CCP sends armed police to rectify or demolish places of worship, congregations resist them bravely defending the right to practice their faith.
Because of the aid they get from the state, impoverished religious residents are told to renounce their faith, or their benefits will be withdrawn.
As other venues started reopening after the coronavirus lockdown, places of worship remained closed in China. Some never opened—they were destroyed instead.
Officials suppressed state-approved Protestant venues in Jiangxi Province using a variety of pretexts—for being “dilapidated” or “too eye-catching.”
Provincial authorities ordered to eradicate crosses “no matter what,” and in four months, many state-run Protestant churches were left without them.
As soon as coronavirus lockdowns were lifted, government officials in Duchang county resumed crackdown campaigns on places of worship.
The clergy and management of state-run Protestant churches are evaluated on their patriotism and adherence to the CCP rule. Those who fail are dismissed.
Protestants in Jiangxi Province’s Yugan county have been suffering CCP’s persecution for the past few years. Attacks renewed after coronavirus lockdown was lifted.