Chinese Church Faces Forced Demolition for Refusing to Remove Cross

CrossWenzhou, Zhejiang — A Three-Self Patriotic Movement church in China’s coastal Zhejiang province is facing demolition after refusing to remove the cross that tops the building.

“When the Party Secretary Xia Baolong visited the local areas, he found the cross on top of the church very conspicuous. So he ordered that it be demolished. Then, the officials from Yongjia county demanded that the church tear down the cross and the top floor of the church,” Zheng Leguo, a young leader at Sanijang Church in Wenzhou, said.

However, believers said that the demolition order met objections from the church. China Aid previously reported that other churches in Zhejiang had crosses forcibly removed from their buildings.

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  • Barland Johnson (South Africa)

    Is it not time for us to start boycotting Chinese products? God help us to now to pray for the persecuted church and at the same time not support any country that actively persecutes the church. America and especially the believers across the USA, stop buying Chinese and stop voting for godless leaders who support this evil.
    Yours in Christ
    Barland