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 Chinese Provinces Seek to Eradicate Sunday Schools, Christian Summer Camps


As China clamps down on the freedoms of its state-run churches, officials in the country’s eastern Zhejiang province have recently issued orders aimed at closing Sunday schools and keeping children from Christian events over the summer months.

“For a long time, teenagers and students have not been allowed to participate in religious activities,” a local Christian surnamed Zhang said, referencing a Chinese law that seeks to control religion among children by forbidding them from attending religious events.

“However, the Three-Self Churches and house churches would usually hold summer camps during the summer vacation. The government then emphasized … that even the Sunday schools would be closed down. The government’s major intention is to shut down the Sunday schools.” ...

read more: http://christiannews.net/2017/07/23/report-chinese-provinces-seek-to-eradicate-sunday-schools-christian-summer-camps/


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