Buddhist Temples Face “Sinicization” and Coercion

Buddhist Temples Face “Sinicization” and Coercion

The march to establish religion “with Chinese characteristics” continues, with Buddhist temples now feeling the pressure, compromising their beliefs.

France, Germany Give Rights Prize to Detained Chinese Lawyer

France, Germany Give Rights Prize to Detained Chinese Lawyer

A detained Chinese rights lawyer has won a European human rights award for his “exceptional contribution” to the protection and promotion of human rights.

The Catholic Church Between China and the French Revolution

The Catholic Church Between China and the French Revolution

A daring AsiaNews analysis of the cost-effectiveness of the 2018 Vatican-China Deal recalls the sad precedent of the Napoleonic attempt to subdue the Church.

And Persecution of Underground Catholics Continues

And Persecution of Underground Catholics Continues

The Chinese government further uses the tentative agreement with the Vatican to force all underground churches to join state-approved ones.

CCP Stifles Faith in the Cradle, Closes Religious Schools

CCP Stifles Faith in the Cradle, Closes Religious Schools

China strictly prohibits education by religious bodies, despite education being a pillar of Christian activity around the world. Numerous schools closed.

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