Authorities forcibly took over and looted True Jesus Church in Henan’s Shangqiu city, arresting its director and detaining her for 15 days.
Meeting venues are raided, Bibles and religious articles seized, and believers registered and photographed for further surveillance.
After a long resistance, a final crackdown has ended 25 year of history of one of the largest house church congregations in China.
In Hubei Province, systematic police harassment disrupted the gatherings of a house church
The Chinese government has been persecuting the House of Bethel church in Fuzhou city since its opening 13 years ago.
With the pretext of preventing “western forces” from threatening to the CCP’s regime through religion, the authorities are sparing no efforts to suppress and shut down house churches.