China strictly prohibits education by religious bodies, despite education being a pillar of Christian activity around the world. Numerous schools closed.
A new book helps understanding why the atheist Chinese Communist Party claims it has the right to decide which Buddhist lamas are authorized to reincarnate.
New regulations are banning the sale of religious books, including the Bible, and churches and temples are threatened with the burning of scriptures.
Periodically, alleged members of the banned religious movement Three Grades of Servants are arrested in China.
On August 31, 2018, agents assigned by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) organized some relatives of Christians from The Church of Almighty God (CAG)
Some hoped that with the new religious law, which was finally signed on August 26, 2017, and came into force on February 1, 2018, there would have been less control over religion.