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  1. News - China - RELIGION

    Protest over removal of crosses from Zhejiang churches is now unlikely

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 04:06am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan in Wenzhou, Zhejiang minnie.chan@scmp.com Protest over removal of church crosses unlikely A plan by Christians in Zhejiang province to hold a protest today over a government campaign to remove crosses from their churches is likely to be called off, a church leader said last night. Police had called several pastors and warned them against joining a silent protest ...

  2. News - China - RELIGION

    China court jails Christian pastor for 12 years

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 02:16pm by Associated Press in Beijing

    ... in repeated crackdowns. A report by the Washington-based Pew Research Centre said there were probably 67 million Christians in the country in 2010, including 58 million Protestants and 9 million ...

  3. News - China Insider - RELIGION

    Property development plan to merge monasteries with a nunnery draws ire in Nanchang

    Posted Jun 19th 2014, 06:12pm by Chris Luo

    ... Chris Luo chris.luo@scmp.com Monks and Nuns in southern China’s inland city of Nanchang have protested to local authorities over what they called an “arbitrary” closure of two monasteries ... promote local tourism. But part of the plan that involved the demolition and relocation of three smaller pre-existing Buddhist temples has drawn protests from Buddhists as well as local residents, ...

  4. News - China - RELIGION

    More Zhejiang churches to be torn down in demolition campaign

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 11:39am by LAURA ZHOU

    ... the campaign targets only structures that breach building codes. In a rare move, churches in Pingyang issued a public letter on Tuesday in protest against the increasingly aggressive campaign ...

  5. News - China - RELIGION

    Beijing, Vatican prepare to resume talks for first time since 2010

    Posted Jun 08th 2014, 05:26am by KRISTINE KWOK

    ... But the recent mass demolition of churches- both Catholic and Protestant- in Wenzhou, Zhejiang, and the election of a state-sanctioned bishop in Chengdu, Sichuan, make it doubtful the two sides can ...

  6. News - China - RELIGION

    Faithful rally to save new Sanjiang church in Wenzhou from demolition

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 03:53am by Echo Hui

    ... township in Wenzhou, which is home to one of China's largest Christian communities. The protest started on March 25 after authorities said the government-approved Protestant church had illegal ... to several church members. "We are not seeking a violent confrontation," said a protester who identified herself as a Christian from neighbouring Longgang township. "We are holding ...

  7. News - World - RELIGION

    No Russia invite for Pope Francis during Putin's Vatican visit

    Posted Nov 26th 2013, 03:34pm by Associated Press

    ... Associated Press Leaders swap gifts and goodwill- up to a point- in action-packed visit that featured protests and Berlusconi Russian President Vladimir Putin had a busy first day in Rome yesterday, going from an audience with the pope, to a Pussy Riot protest, to dinner at the palazzo of his old friend, Silvio Berlusconi. Putin showed off his religious side during his visit ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - RELIGION

    Archbishop hits out at 'xenophobic' politicians; says 'learn from Mandela'

    Posted Dec 20th 2013, 04:29am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... the increasing use of abusive language and gestures at protests was "vulgar and despicable" and was "not acceptable and approved by the majority of our citizens". Kwong's ...

  9. Lifestyle - Books - RELIGION

    Book review: The Bible and Asia, by R.S. Sugirtharajah

    Posted Dec 22nd 2013, 05:19pm by William Wadsworth

    ... texts were used for protest in British India. Theologists might relish how Sugirtharajah delves into the 19th-century exegetical exchanges between Bengal's Rammohun Roy and the Baptist ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - RELIGION

    Renewed call for Anglican church to curb priests plagiarising of sermons

    Posted Nov 03rd 2013, 06:28am by Lana Lam

    ... people's words for their sermons after more than a dozen families had left the church in protest. Chan urged Der to set up a "disciplinary subcommittee", which would investigate pastors ...




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