Catholic church in Youtong, in China's Hebei province. File photo: CNS/Reuters
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Some in China ignore new religious regulations

CHINA (UCAN): “The CCP’s (Communist Party of China) purpose is very clear. It is to…

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Hankou Railway Station is closed after the city was locked down following the outbreak of the new coronavirus in Wuhan, China. Photo: CNS/China Daily via Reutersa
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China’s war on religion backfires in light of Wuhan coronavirus crisis

by Michael Sainsbury China’s respiratory virus emergency (Novel coronavirus 2019-CoV) has quickly escalated into a…

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China bans Christian funerals

WENZHOU (UCAN): Christian funerals have been banned in some areas of China as the government…

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A pilgrimage honouring Mary on the outskirts of Taiyuan, the capital of Shanxi province. File photo: CNS/Reuters
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Jailing of Protestant pastor China seen as a warning shot

by Michael Sainsbury  China’s ruling Communist Party has fired a warning shot at the fast-growing…

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The Chinese national flag flies in front of a Catholic church in the village of Huangtugang, Hebei province, China. File photo: CNS/Reuters
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China tightens its grip on religion

HONG KONG (UCAN): China continues to tighten its control of religion with tough new rules…

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