Chinese Party-State Tightens Noose on Religion
Officials restricted gathering as a step to check the spread of coronavirus but some Catholics suspect other reasons
March 27, 2020
The flexibility of religious policy and authorities' excessive power create a threat to freedom of expression
March 11, 2020
Rules indirectly make it a violation to speak about religious repression and lack of democratic space
March 6, 2020
Frustrated with the failure of his pleas to Pope Francis, Hong Kong cardinal takes his message to Washington
February 13, 2020
Under new rules, the Chinese Communist Party will have a say in various aspects of religious life, managing funds and selecting of leaders and staff
February 6, 2020
New rules aim to deprive bishops and priests of their position and bring the Church under CCP control, leaders say
February 3, 2020
Regulations aim to end bad customs and establish scientific, civilized and economical funerals
February 3, 2020
Re-elected Tsai Ing-wen sends a letter accusing Beijing of suppression and abuses of power
January 23, 2020
A fresh batch of laws takes aim at some 6 million Catholics and as many as 30 million Protestants, who won't bow to Beijing
January 20, 2020
The Communist Party’s 10,000-character paper co-opts traditional beliefs as its war against religion escalates
January 7, 2020
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