Chinese Officials Force Third Prominent House Church to Close

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China (Mission Network News) Over the weekend, Chinese officials raided and forcibly closed a third prominent house church in Southern China.

Around 60 police officers raided a children’s Bible study at Rongguili Church in Guangzhou Saturday morning and forced the kids and adults out. They blocked all roads to and from the church and confiscated church property, including 4,000 books. …

Although the Chinese government is stepping up efforts to shut down unregistered churches, this has been going on since February. President Xi Jinping passed a new law seeking to restrict religious activities that don’t submit to the Communist government’s control. Hundreds of unregistered churches have been closed or demolished, and just as many Christians and pastors arrested.

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