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Chinese officials burn bibles, close churches, force Christian to denounce faith...
foxnews.com ^

Posted on 09/10/2018 5:24:12 AM PDT by BenLurkin

The Chinese government is destroying cross, burning bibles, closing churches and forcing Christian believers to sign papers renouncing their faith as the crackdown on religious congregations in Beijing and several provinces intensifies.

The suppression of religious freedoms comes as an official government campaign to “Sinicize” religion by demanding loyalty to the atheist Communist party and removing any potential challenge to the party’s power in the country.

The persecution of Christians in China is nothing new. A report by the watchdog group Freedom House found that Christians and other religious groups in China have been persecuted since 2012, Fox News reported.

A third of all religious believers in China who belong to a faith group were also found to face “high” to “very high” levels of persecution, which ranges from bureaucratic harassment and economic exploitation to harsh prison terms and even violence, the report said.

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KEYWORDS: ac; bible; china; christianpersecution; christians; persecution
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1 posted on 09/10/2018 5:24:12 AM PDT by BenLurkin
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[ The suppression of religious freedoms comes as an official government campaign to “Sinicize” religion by demanding loyalty to the atheist Communist party and removing any potential challenge to the party’s power in the country. ]

Sounds like the Communist Democrats here in America. Hmmmmm......


2 posted on 09/10/2018 5:29:19 AM PDT by SaveFerris (Luke 17:28 ... as it was in the days of Lot; they did eat, they drank, they bought, they sold ......)
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The Chinese government is destroying cross, burning bibles, closing churches and forcing Christian believers to sign papers renouncing their faith as the crackdown on religious congregations in Beijing and several provinces intensifies.

What is the Chinese government so afraid of? What do they hope to accomplish?

Such tactics have NEVER worked. The Chinese government should just leave them alone.

3 posted on 09/10/2018 5:29:36 AM PDT by olezip
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To: BenLurkin

Pope Commie’s work.


4 posted on 09/10/2018 5:30:10 AM PDT by mindburglar (I like spelling it Lazers. It looks cooler.)
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To: olezip

The Chicoms are in their last gasp. No Commie government has ever survived more than 75 years. Trump is ruining everything for their latest 1,000 year plan to rule the world.


5 posted on 09/10/2018 5:33:21 AM PDT by mindburglar (I like spelling it Lazers. It looks cooler.)
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To: olezip

The communists know that man cannot serve two masters..either a person serves God or the government.


6 posted on 09/10/2018 5:38:08 AM PDT by longfellowsmuse (last of the living nomads)
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To: mindburglar

Not surprised.

The Chinese have seen many changes over the last decades, how western their cities have become, they do not want the old communism.


7 posted on 09/10/2018 5:43:56 AM PDT by Biggirl ("One Lord, one faith, one baptism" - Ephesians 4:5)
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To: mindburglar

Remember all those stories from 2008-2016 about how China would be the top economy and America was on the decline. That’s how the dems wanted it.


8 posted on 09/10/2018 5:43:56 AM PDT by Phillyred (Kieran Hussie)
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To: SaveFerris
Sounds like the Communist Democrats here in America. Hmmmmm......

To do this here is the American leftists' wet dream.

9 posted on 09/10/2018 5:45:02 AM PDT by Skooz (Gabba Gabba we accept you we accept you one of us Gabba Gabba we accept you we accept you one of us)
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To: Phillyred

America is doing MAGA!


10 posted on 09/10/2018 5:45:23 AM PDT by Biggirl ("One Lord, one faith, one baptism" - Ephesians 4:5)
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To: Skooz

Yes, it is absolutely their goal.

Ever since Comrade Obama talked about bitter clingers, clinging to their guns and religion.

Oh, they have goals.....


11 posted on 09/10/2018 5:46:20 AM PDT by SaveFerris (Luke 17:28 ... as it was in the days of Lot; they did eat, they drank, they bought, they sold ......)
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To: BenLurkin
Meet Google's new business partner:

"The Chinese government is....burning bibles, closing churches and forcing Christian believers to sign papers renouncing their faith..."

12 posted on 09/10/2018 5:53:00 AM PDT by Psalm 73 ("I will now proceed to entangle the entire area".)
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To: Biggirl

I watched a Chinese TV program on Netflix. It is set in a fictional Chinese city. The show is a cop/soap opera.

One of the cops in the special investigative unit always wears a cross.

This was a very popular show coming out of China but syncdicated all over Asia. Another wears USA themed T shirts. I detected no strong propaganda flavor.

Being so popular one wonders the messages the government wanted to convey. The IMDB says it had 2 billion hits for an online blurb. That it 2 billion.

The show depicts people pretty much like westerners and Japanese and Koreans. Like you say, they are not under the old communism.


13 posted on 09/10/2018 5:56:22 AM PDT by bert ((KE. N.P. N.C. +12) Muller..... conspiracy to over throw the government)
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They’re still at it.

https://www.rand.org/blog/2018/06/we-need-a-new-international-order-heres-why.html


14 posted on 09/10/2018 6:00:47 AM PDT by ameribbean expat (Socialism is like a nude beach - - sounds great til you actually get there. -- David Burge.)
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To: Psalm 73

It’s a good thing baker, Jack Phillips, and florist, Barronelle Stutzma, made it out of China just in time!


15 posted on 09/10/2018 6:07:21 AM PDT by Phillyred (Kieran Hussie)
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To: BenLurkin
This is very interesting. I went to the source, but there are no supportive evidence. The key accuser is a well-known dissident Bob Fu傅希秋 .

Can some one please be able to provide me with a link substantiating his claims? I would greatly appreciate the effort.

1. "The Chinese government is destroying cross, burning bibles, closing churches" I see no evidence of this on any of the Chinese social media platforms.

2. "forcing Christian believers to sign papers renouncing their faith". Again, zero supporting evidence. If this were really going on, it would at least have a post or two on QQ or Weixing.

3. “The situation for Chinese #Christians becomes more dire by the day." I don't know, I went to Church on Sunday, and had no problem.

We need to be able to sort out propaganda from all the noise. This could actually be occurring, but I am here in China, and I am getting a big ol' zero on the social media scene. Maybe we can chalk this up as an other case of propaganda...

Like the swarms of killer hornets...
Like the outbreak of zombie bird flu...
like the child labor all over China...

Please I would appreciate DIRECT SOURCES for verification.
16 posted on 09/10/2018 6:07:36 AM PDT by vannrox (The Preamble to the Bill of Rights - without it, our Bill of Rights is meaningless!)
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Fascists gotta fasc...


17 posted on 09/10/2018 6:33:24 AM PDT by null and void (McCain is dead but the A-10 lives on.)
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To: BenLurkin

Even though it is “not new”, this is never talked about in the drive-by media and seldom talked about on conservative media.


18 posted on 09/10/2018 6:35:54 AM PDT by DungeonMaster (If your church believes in evolution it is not a Christian church.)
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Did you see Levin.s show last night? John voight(sp) told what he saw when in socialist countries.. people sad, no life, dont look at you, have nothing to look forward to.. even the buildings are sad. Why would anyone want that here..
just wanted to add his thoughts.


19 posted on 09/10/2018 6:52:30 AM PDT by frnewsjunkie
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China is becoming a Christian nation... there are over 100 million Christians.

Its too late and the genie cannot be pushed back into the bottle.

Eventually Chinese leaders will do what Constantine did after the Roman persecution.. reach an accommodation.

Thaf day is still sometime off.


20 posted on 09/10/2018 7:44:36 AM PDT by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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