The Chinese authorities continues its relentless assault in opposition to Christians by forcing them to desert their religion and beliefs.
Bitter Winter stories that the communist regime has began inspecting books, photograph albums, newspapers, and literature printed by church buildings in an effort to additional regulate non secular affairs.
Articles printed by a church should have permission from particular establishments which are accountable for non secular publications in order to be printed and their distribution is restricted to a certain quantity of individuals.
Last month, authorities officers in Ganzhou’s Zhanggong district examined all the literature in one native church and insisted that solely Bibles printed by the 2 Chinese Christian Councils had been acceptable.
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The officers threatened to shut the church if another publications even youngsters’s homework books had been discovered.
“It’s illegal for them to do so, but they can do as they please because China is the land of the Communist Party,” one church member stated.
A Religious Affairs Bureau insider advised Bitter Winter that “Even materials printed for personal use are purged. It’s even illegal to print out unofficial Bibles downloaded from the internet.”
CBN News beforehand reported that the federal government is forcing church buildings and households to interchange crosses, non secular symbols, and pictures of Jesus with portraits of China’s communist leaders Xi and Mao.
And practically 250 crosses had been faraway from church buildings in only one province earlier this yr.
“We support the state and comply with its regulations,” a church member said. “We can have a dialogue with the government if it thinks that we have done something wrong, but they can’t persecute us this way.”
“As crosses are being removed throughout the country, those who refuse to cooperate will be accused of opposing the Communist Party,” the Christian added. “We are pressured to give up our faith, but we will persevere.”