The village is a nationally famous pilgrimage site since the 19th century. Now, the Catholic signs and images are disappearing. by Zhang Feng In t
Joining the Chinese Patriotic Catholic Association does not mean that persecutions end: state-sanctioned venues are also harassed, unduly controlled,
As the Vatican-China Deal of 2018 expires in September, the CCP intensifies persecution of Catholic conscientious objectors through harassment and ind
Offering monetary rewards and praises, the CCP encourages communities to do away with religions to be named a “civilized village, town, or city.” by
Allegedly, on July 5 a paragraph of a pre-written speech by the Pope where he supported freedom in Hong Kong was not read by Francis. To avoid further
Churches refusing to join the Patriotic Catholic Association are repurposed for cultural or propaganda centers, as congregation members are driven awa
11/13/2019 China (International Christian Concern) – Bishop Vincenzo Guo Xijin of Fujian is currently being pressured and pursued by the Chinese gover...
Churches throughout Hong Kong rang their bells at 1 p.m. on Sept. 1 to pray amid continuing clashes between pro-democracy protesters and police. ...
Clergy and believers refusing to join the Patriotic Church cannot evade the CCP’s continuous crackdowns and persecution even in the most remote rural
Amid raids and crackdowns, clergy and congregations of what used to be Underground Catholic Church are continuing to resist being governed by the stat
A new document clarifies the Holy See’s official position on the controversial question whether Catholic priests and Bishops “can” or “should” join th
Father Liu Quanfa from the Diocese of Zhengzhou in Henan Province was forced to give up his position after extensive persecution by the CCP. Wang Yic
Ever since Bishop Fan Xueyan died in 1992, believers have been prevented from paying respects to someone who spent his life resisting religious persec
New suppression measures include the ban on pilgrimages and customized “political conversion” of those refusing to join the Patriotic Catholic Associa
Arrests of clergy and demands to join the Patriotic Church are not the only means by which the CCP is suppressing underground Catholics. An exclusive
The faith of Chinese Catholics is grounded in the martyrdom of 120 saints who gave their life for Christ and the Church. Now, CCP is systematically re
As an alternative to demolition, Catholics are told that their churches should be stripped of all religious symbols. Once this has been done, the buil
A priest in Hebei who urged Chinese Communist Party to arrest his (underground) bishop was punished by his diocese with the approval of the Holy See.
A daring AsiaNews analysis of the cost-effectiveness of the 2018 Vatican-China Deal recalls the sad precedent of the Napoleonic attempt to subdue th...
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