Skip to comments.Chinese Gov’t Bans Kids from Attending Church Services
Posted on 09/14/2017 8:24:52 PM PDT by marshmallow
ZHEJIANG, China, September 11, 2017 (LifeSiteNews) -- Chinas communist authorities are cracking down on Christianity, telling more than a hundred Christian churches that children are now forbidden from attending church services and joining Christian groups.
In August over a hundred churches in Wenzhou, within the largely Christian Zhejiang province, received official "notices" that children will be banned from entering any church. Church leaders were told that minors would be turned away at the doors, even if accompanied by their parents.
The notices threaten Christians caught taking their child to services, stating that they "will be dealt with severely."
Chinese authorities claim that church attendance thwarts minors from "develop(ing) a correct worldview and set of values.
"Minors receiving religious education and formation too early in churches would seriously affect the normal implementation of the education system," the Ouhai district's notice explained.
Officials warned that government inspectors will launch open and undercover investigations on Sundays in both state-sanctioned churches and underground congregations to enforce the ban.
There have also been attacks on Sunday school, a pastor told the Vision Times. It is very serious... This is very disrespectful to human rights, and we are firmly opposed... We really dont know why authorities are doing this.
In June, the Hunan capital of Changsha hosted an "emergency" meeting to "stabilize" Chinese schools. Education Bureau Director Liang Guochao said the government is going to "prevent religions infiltrating into schools and guide students to consciously resist religious cults."
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There would be hell to pay if they did that to the muslims.
The agreement between Marx and the rest of the socialists at the time continue to this day. They called it at the time “the Jewish Question” What to do with those that could dominate morality in their utopia.
The argument between Marx and the rest of the socialists at the time continue to this day. They called it at the time the Jewish Question. What to do with those that could dominate morality in their utopia
I would be willing to bet this is actually fake news.
It might be happening but probably not. Or not in the way it is reported.
I could see California doing this.
China bans children from attending church services as it continues a crackdown on religious practices
Children are being banned from attending churches in Chinese provinces
The ban prohibits children from attending religious sermons and other activities
The country has been cracking down on religious practices
China is an atheist country with its Communist Party prohibited from religion
By Sophie Williams For Mailonline
PUBLISHED: 05:58 EDT, 30 August 2017 | UPDATED: 08:28 EDT, 30 August 2017
...Earlier this month, over one hundred churches in Wenzhou, China’s Zhejiang province reportedly received a notice from government officials informing them that young people will be banned from entering churches, according to a report....
Vision Times (in Chinese)
Chinese authorities ban children going to churches Restrictions on religion in China continue to mount under the increasingly repressive regime of Xi Jinping
It’s all been predicted. More proof that Jesus spoke the truth.
No. Long time back the Chinese tested their neutron bomb on mussulman Uigur villages ... twice. Worked well.
If people while shopping at Wal-Mart would just ask the manager if they have the product in non Chinese we could change how things are done. If Wal-Mart’s shelves remained full of unsold Chinese products they would very quickly change and the Chinese government would feel the pain
It may help to spread Christianity, i am not sure about the Chinese but most kids tends to be curious about something they are forbidden to do.
And it sure did not stop Christianity from spreading when they were throwing the Christians to the lions and hanging them on the cross.
But it could be that the spirit of God is leaving and there will be no more conversions and the remainder is bound for hell.
Yeah i know, it was not much help was it?
And why would you bet this is actually fake news, aside from the plethora of such in general? Do you think this is inconsistent with Communism? From what I see this has been abundantly reported beginning Aug. 29, and is consistent with past Communist persecution, including some Chinese students being threatened by government authorities that if they don't stop going to the church they would be barred from going to college. Thus such persecution is neither new nor novel.
Earlier when this was first reported,
"A researcher for Amnesty International, William Nee, who spoke to MailOnline UK, said, At this point its unclear how widespread the ban on children attending church services are in China, but these alarming reports seem to be coming in from fairly diverse areas throughout the country.
She added, In an important speech on religion last year, the President, Xi Jinping, said that young people must study science, believe in science and develop a correct worldview and set of values.
It could be that the government is concerned that young people going to church or religious activities may challenge their monopoly on truth and the governments ability to instill its own historical narratives and worldview through the public education system. http://www.postrendy.com/china-bans-children-from-attending-churches-read-why/
The 'officials' are absolutely right!!!
1 John 2:15-27
Do not love the world or anything in the world. If anyone loves the world, love for the Father is not in them.
For everything in the world-the lust of the flesh, the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life-comes not from the Father but from the world.
The world and its desires pass away, but whoever does the will of God lives forever.
Train up a child in the way he should go, And when he is old he will not depart from it.
As was Eve...
As was Eve...
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