China plans new restrictions on religious groups [CWN]


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The Chinese government has proposed strict new rules to regulate the activities of religious organizations, emphasizing that they must “not be controlled by foreign forces.”

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Restrictions in China? Who would have thunk it! Oh yeah, pretty much everybody!

Wouldn’t any belief in a diety of any type be considered ‘foriegn forces’?


#3

No, there are some state-approved churches. Catholic bishops in China are appointed by state officials in many cases, though some bishops are in Church communion: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chinese_Patriotic_Catholic_Association


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