fredag 11. november 2016

Chinese authorities tear down cross on Christian nursing home

Chinese authorities have dismantled a cross in a Christian nursing home a week before Christmas, an employee said, the latest example of a growing crackdown on Christianity. Men dressed in plainclothes removed the cross that was on top of the nursing home in the eastern city of Hangzhou on Dec. 19, said Gao Huifang, a worker at the home. Activists say the incident is part of a campaign targeting churches throughout Zhejiang province, which is known for its growing Christian population. Hangzhou is the provincial capital. Read more