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China asserts more control over clergy through new rules

"Regulations issued this year by China have intensified the communist government’s control of clergy among the five state-authorized religious groups and have effectively prohibited the work of pastors and leaders of unregistered churches and other entities, according to a new report." - BPNews

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China’s state-sanctioned churches to celebrate Communist Party’s centennial

"In the run-up to the Chinese Communist Party’s planned celebrations to mark 100 years of its existence on July 1, churches affiliated with the government are organizing and participating in events that seek to glorify the single-party rule that has persecuted religious communities." - C.Post

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Asia Harvest: Thousands of pastors go into hiding amid China’s rising persecution, attempts to eradicate Christianity

"Tens of thousands of house church pastors and evangelists across China have gone into hiding as the Communist Party prepares for what seems like a 'final assault' on Christianity in an attempt to eradicate it from the country" - CPost

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Christians in Hong Kong, under the Thumb of the Chinese Communist Party

"The national-security law in Hong Kong now prohibits secession, sedition, terrorism, and collusion with foreign forces. Those terms are so broadly defined that they can be used arbitrarily to prohibit any form of dissent. What worries religious minorities, and Catholics and other Christians in particular, are the law’s collusion and subversion and clauses." - N.Review

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