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279 Chinese church leaders sign petition urging government to stop its “violent actions”

China Christians

World Watch Monitor A public letter urging the Chinese government to stop its “violent actions” against Christians has been signed by some 279 church leaders in the country, reports the St Charles Institute. In central Henan province alone, two-thirds of churches have closed and more than 7,000 crosses have been demolished after pressure from authorities. “Christians are an enigma to the […]

More church closures in China as Party tightens rules for its religious members

World Watch Monitor One of China’s largest house churches in Beijing has been threatened with closure by the government following its refusal of a request to install cameras in the church building, reports Reuters. Zion church received a letter from the city authorities in April, asking the church to install 24 closed-circuit video cameras in the […]