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Topics: anti-religion

Xi Jinping Places Catholic Church in China Under Direct Party Control



This article originally appeared on One Peter Five https://www.pop.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/HV_Podcast-2_WB_China-Church-Under-Party-Control.mp3 On March 22, the Chinese Communist Party announced that all “religious affairs” in China would henceforth be supervised by a shadowy Party office called the “United Front Department.” The former government agency responsible for Catholic and other believers–the State Administration of Religious Affairs bureau (SARA)—has been summarily abolished. The reorganization attracted little attention outside of China, but it is certain to have unpleasant repercussions for Chinese believers. I believe that …

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For the Record



‘In its May 6 ‘Weekly Briefing,’ the Population Research Institute (PRI) warned of an obviously growing totalitarian trend among homosexual activists who wish to silence all freedom of religion and speech pertaining to criticism of homosexuality. ‘Joseph D’Agostino, PRI’s vice president for communications, writes in the briefing that ‘today’s homosexual ‘rights’ activists are determined to impose upon Western society a neopaganism that is anti-life, anti-family, and anti-religious, and they actively seek to punish those who …

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Fortnight for Freedom



The third annual Fortnight for Freedom, instituted by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) in the face of intensifying anti-religious restrictions imposed by the United States government, is swiftly coming to a close. The Fortnight for Freedom, which takes place from June 21 through July 4, serves as a poignant reminder that the exercise of our first freedom is paramount for the well-being of our nation. The Fortnight has special importance this year. …

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