Seven Fold Rise In Persecution Of Christians In China Since 2008


There has been a seven-fold rise in the persecution of Christians in China since 2008, according to a report by a partner of UK-based Release International.

The report claims China is seeking 'complete control over the nation's churches' with the aim of replacing 'Christ as the head of the church with submission to the Communist Party'. To that end, China has increased its crackdown on Christians and churches, especially house churches.

'Our partners China Aid have meticulously documented attacks against Christians and churches in China,' says Paul Robinson, Chief executive of Release, which serves persecuted Christians worldwide.

'They have found that religious persecution, especially of house church Christians, is increasing in severity. They document a seven-fold rise in persecution since 2008.

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No High Places's analysis:
1 Pet. 4:16 Yet if any man suffer as a Christian, let him not be ashamed; but let him glorify God on this behalf.

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