US House of Representatives Unanimously Passes Legislation Condemning Organ Harvesting of Falun Gong

Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Fla.) speaks about organ harvesting in China on the House floor before the passage of H.Res 343 on June 13, 2016. (C-SPAN) A decade after evidence emerged of one of the gravest and most extraordinary human rights violations today, the United States House of Representatives has added its voice to the chorus… Continue reading US House of Representatives Unanimously Passes Legislation Condemning Organ Harvesting of Falun Gong

Authorities register, threaten church members

China Aid By Brynne Lawrence (Qingyang, Gansu—June 2, 2016) Public security officials from China’s northwestern Gansu province forced an entire church congregation to register their identification cards and used threats to keep them from holding services last Sunday. Officials raided Huoshi Fellowship, not to be confused with the recently persecuted Huoshi Church in Guizhou province, on… Continue reading Authorities register, threaten church members

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Christian Today: Christian pastor arrested and detained in China after legally defending churches

Christian Today By Carey Lodge 29 April 2016 ■ A Chinese pastor who has defended churches facing demolition has been arrested along with his wife and son, campaigners say. Wen Xiaowu, who leads a house church in Wenzhou, Zhejiang province, on China’s eastern coast, and his family were criminally detained on April 26. They are… Continue reading Christian Today: Christian pastor arrested and detained in China after legally defending churches

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Church leader’s wife dead after buried alive during church demolition

China Aid Reported in Chinese by Qiao Nong. Translated by Carolyn Song. Written in English by Brynne Lawrence. (Zhumadian, Henan—April 18, 2016) Two members of a church demolition team in China’s central Henan province buried a house church leader and his wife alive on Thursday when they tried to prevent the destruction of their church.… Continue reading Church leader’s wife dead after buried alive during church demolition

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China’s anti-Christian crusade

Catholic priests baptize new believers during the Easter Vigil in a church in Shenyang, China, in March 2013. (MARK/European Pressphoto Agency) By Editorial Board September 5 ALTHOUGH THE Chinese Communist Party is officially atheist, the country’s constitution allows “freedom of religious belief,” and the practice of formal religion has expanded in China, in fits and starts, for decades.… Continue reading China’s anti-Christian crusade

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Gao Zhisheng kidnapped again following release of experiences, torture details

Gao Zhisheng kidnapped again following release of experiences, torture details Gao Zhisheng (Photo: China Aid) China Aid By Rachel Ritchie (Yulin, Shaanxi—Sept. 24, 2015) China Aid just learned the human rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng, who authorized the release of details concerning his torture in a Chinese prison yesterday, has been kidnapped, as he predicted would happen. Sources… Continue reading Gao Zhisheng kidnapped again following release of experiences, torture details

THE ONE QUESTION XI JINPING DOESN’T WANT TO ANSWER ON HIS FIRST VISIT TO THE US

BY DAFOH Washington, Sept. 24, 2015 — Will Xi Jinping end the ongoing forced organ harvesting of the Falun Gong, the Christians, Catholics, Tibetans and other religious and minority groups in China? Pope Francis described the trade in organs a crime against humanity, calling for an end of the immoral practice. Xi Jinping is in the… Continue reading THE ONE QUESTION XI JINPING DOESN’T WANT TO ANSWER ON HIS FIRST VISIT TO THE US

Washington Post: China’s anti-Christian crusade

The Washington Post By Editorial Board September 5 at 6:05 PM Although the Chinese Communist Party is officially atheist, the country’s constitution allows “freedom of religious belief,” and the practice of formal religion has expanded in China, in fits and starts, for decades. The number of Chinese professing Christianity, in particular — estimated at more than 70… Continue reading Washington Post: China’s anti-Christian crusade

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Christian Science Monitor: As China knocks down Christian crosses, the faithful put them back

By Robert Marquand, Staff writer. JUNE 8, 2015 In Zhejiang Province, where evangelical ferment is high, authorities have knocked down more than 450 crosses from official Protestant churches in an anti-Christian campaign. But many parishioners are not accepting the change. A group of Protestant churches in China’s Zhejiang Province are staging an unusual tryst with local… Continue reading Christian Science Monitor: As China knocks down Christian crosses, the faithful put them back

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In Yunnan province, government persecution of Meng’en House Church apparently targets college students

A young Meng’en Church members plays the keyboard during a worship service in this undated photo. (Photo: China Aid) China Aid (Pu’er, Yunnan–June 8, 2015) In the latest in the escalating persecution of house churches in China this year, authorities in the southwestern province of Yunnan have ordered a house church with more than 20… Continue reading In Yunnan province, government persecution of Meng’en House Church apparently targets college students

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