Christian community on target in China : After the Uighurs, the Catholic Church is now the target of China, taking strong steps, dozens of pastors arrested

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Beijing, : After crushing the minority Muslim Uighur community in China, now its target is the Catholic Church, the religious places of the Christian community. Ever since Xi Jinping took power in the country, about 1500 church buildings have been demolished. Not only this, in February 2018, people under the age of 18 were banned from entering the church. In the past few months, Chinese police have arrested dozens of priests for crushing Catholic churches.

Chinese government is defaming Christian religious activities

According to the report of Indica Sri Aurobindo published in the Colombo Gazette, China is either destroying or maligning the Catholic churches of the country. This campaign is going on almost all over the country including Hubei, Henan, Gujiao, Shanxi and Shandang provinces. The Chinese government is defaming Christian religious activities. The Bible is either being translated incorrectly or is being misinterpreted.

Jinping had described the religious activities of the Christian community as a threat to the government of the country.

In the year 2017, Chinese President Xi Jinping called the religious activities of the Christian community a threat to the country’s government and said that they do not match the ideology of communism. Jinping had said that he should conform to the ideology of China. According to the report, although the Chinese constitution officially mandates people to have religious freedom, religious communities have to register themselves with the government. They are monitored by the Communist Party of China.

All possible steps should be taken to protect the rights of the minority community.

The report said that the Chinese government should realize that it can achieve national unity and integration only by embracing the diverse religious and cultural significance of the people. Therefore, all possible steps should be taken to protect the rights of the minority community and enable them to live according to their religious traditions.

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