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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...

China's president has urged the Communist Party to safeguard China's sovereignty and promote religion that is "Chinese in orientation". President Xi Jinping opened a twice-a-decade national congress ...

China's President Xi Jinping is warning of religious influences that could infiltrate the country from abroad.   Over the past 24 months, Chinese authorities have been waging a campaign to remov...

An underground Catholic bishop is thought to be on the run from Chinese security agents after refusing to sign up to a government sanctioned 'independent church The country is home to around 12 milli...

Authorities in China have removed organs from the body of Christian prisoner Peng Ming against the wishes of his family. A statement from the family released on China Aid claimed authorities had trie...

Christian protesters in China clashed with hundreds of police officers who converged on one of the state-run churches to install surveillance equipment.  The government in China's coastal Zhejia...

A group of 15 Chinese Christians were detained after more than 20 police officers raided a house church in Sichuan province. According to human rights organisation, China Aid, authorities interrupted...

Seven Christians have been detained in China in what is said to be a row over church crosses. Authorities took Pastor Bao Guohua, his wife and five church employees into custody at Holy Love Christia...

Christians in China are losing their benefit payments in the ongoing crackdown on Christianity, a charity is warning.  China Aid has reported that a local governing body in the central Guizhou p...