The Communist Party in China, which is leading a crackdown on Christians, detained two Christian summer camp leaders in the northwestern Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region and accused them of trying to brainwash children.
CHR Comment: According to the report, Chinese officials viewed Christian beliefs as superstitions.
Source: China’s Communist Party Detained Christian Camp Leaders, Accused Them of Brainwashing Children
The Communist Party in China’s coastal Zhejiang province is forcing persecuted Christian churches to hand over all of their tithes and donations to government officials, reports have said.
Source: China’s Persecuted Churches Forced to Hand Over Donations to Communist Regime
About 400 churches were demolished. Pastor Huang Yizi was sentenced to a year in jail for publically opposing demolition.
China jails Christian pastor who fought church demolitions – Telegraph.
Dr. Johan Ferreira publishes Early Chinese Christianity: The Tang Christian Monument and Other Documents (618-907 AD).
Centre for Early Christian Studies.