Xi Jinping–the head of China’s Communist Party since 2012, and China’s president since 2013-- said on May 20 that religions in China must be independent of foreign influence."We must …
Sounds as if he would prefer that the only allowable religion in China is being Chinese :rolleyes:
And WHY should they be free of foreign influence? The Chinese have buddhism and Taoism. Buddhism came from Nepal/India.
Ah, the age-old dig at the Pope.
Get over it, China.
Well, of course he thinks that. Totalitarian states are always uneasy with the idea that their people might hold any power other than The State to be supreme over them.