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Former Communist Party members in China have been banned from having a religion and practicing any religious rituals, state media said. Reports said new party rules would prevent retired officials fr...

A bishop in China has been ordained without the permission of Pope Francis and the Vatican in Rome.  Vatican-approved bishop Casimirus Wang Milu ordained Dong Guan Hua to the priesthood without ...

There's a call for China to relax its restrictions on Christians following the death of a bishop. Cosmas Shi Enxiang died in custody at the age of 94 after being accused of running unregistered churc...

Authorities in north-western China are cracking down on any Christian activity outside the state-monitored church. According to Radio Free Asia, officials in Xinjiang have made more than eleven milli...

It's been reported Chinese authorities are hosting a secret conference in Beijing this week to discuss the rapid growth of Christianity in the country. Authorities have not publicly outlined the agen...

British Olympic champion, devout Christian and prisoner of war Eric Liddell, who famously chose his faith over competing in a championship race, has been honour After refusing to run in the heats on ...

China's expelled 32 South Korean missionaries from its country amid a dispute about a missile system. South Korea's Foreign Ministry said the group were working in Yanji in northeastern China, some r...

The United Nations (UN) and the UK have led calls for China to create "space" to protect religious freedom for Christians.  The UK was speaking at a UN conference earlier in the week and questio...

China says it will allow Catholics more freedom in the country, so long as the Vatican agrees to change the faith to suit the communist state.  A top state official said China would have "constr...

It has been announced that China has ordained a Russian Orthodox priest on its territory, according to sources in Moscow. The announcement came after the Moscow Patriarchate's foreign minister met Ch...

China's ruling Communist Party has ordered local governments to crack down on the construction of large outdoor religious statues amid increasing restrictions o The directive from the United Front Wo...

China's central government is putting pressure on officials to track the number of Christians living in their towns, according to a report. The Communist Party of China has been cracking down on reli...

A pastor who publicly opposed the removal of crosses from church buildings in China has been released after spending three months in detention. Gu Yuese has been put under residential surveillance me...

A Christian human rights activist in China has been released from prison after spending four years in prison for "gathering a crowd to disturb public order". Xu Zhiyong, 44, who was one of the most p...

A Christian human rights lawyer allegedly tortured and prevented from contacting relatives during his detention in China has been finally reunited with his fami Campaigners were expecting the immedia...

China is shutting down a number of "unofficial" churches near the site of the G20 summit, according to reports coming in from the country. Large religious activities have also been banned to create a...

Christians at a church in China have ended a month long protest to stop authorities from tearing down the cross from the building. Footage has emerged of Chinese officials taking down the cross at Ya...

Authorities in China have reacted to Pope Francis' remarks that he would visit China 'tomorrow' If he could. Whilst returning from a trip to South Korea the Holy Father said after receiving a positiv...

China is rolling out new rules on religious activity on the internet amid an ongoing crackdown on churches, mosques and other institutions by the officially ath Anyone wishing to provide religious in...

The decision by China's ruling Communist Party to allow all couples to have two children, has been welcomed by exiled Christian Bob Fu. China's policy had limited many urban couples to only one child...