China's Christians Chinese Lawyer Seized for Advising Christians
A Beijing lawyer has been put in “secretive detention” for advising Christians opposed to the campaign to remove crosses and tear down churches. Expect to see more authoritarianism in China.
China's Christians China Steps Up the War on the Cross
In Zhejiang, Chinese government officials are pulling down crosses as Christians protest. Things look bad for China’s religious minorities.
China's Christians Chinese Communists Losing the War Against Christianity
Communists increasingly realize in China that the war against religion isn’t succeeding, and are now looking to support “indigenous” Chinese religions and traditions against Christianity, Islam, and “new religions” like the cult of Falun Gong.
China's Christians Now We Persecute You, Now We Don’t
Parts of China see heavy persecution of Christians, but in some ways the faith is going mainstream in a country increasingly dependent on churches for economic and political reasons. But an increasingly active Christian body could be as disruptive for China’s government as it is helpful.
China's Christians The Christian Element in the Hong Kong Protests
Many leaders of Occupy Central are Christians, a fact which could intensify conflict between the government and this religious minority. But the religious factor in the protest points to the more general persistence of civil society in Hong Kong—and its disappearance in mainland China.