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Cracking Down on Christianity, China Bans Online Bible Sales - The New American

Sun, 04/08/2018 - 06:02

Cracking Down on Christianity, China Bans Online Bible Sales
The New American
The New York Times reported that following the announced ban, “Internet searches for the Bible came up empty on leading online Chinese retailers, such as JD.com, Taobao, and Amazon, although some retailers offered analyses of the Bible or illustrated ...

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China Begins To Ban The Bible - World Religion News

Fri, 04/06/2018 - 17:59

World Religion News

China Begins To Ban The Bible
World Religion News
The country has always controlled Bible sales. Only state-sanctioned churches have the authority to print and distribute the book. Online sales, however, were not affected, until now. The limiting measures were announced in the first week of April. The ...

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China ratchets up its war on God - New York Post

Fri, 04/06/2018 - 11:52

New York Post

China ratchets up its war on God
New York Post
“At the same time, churches registered with the authorities are also being managed more tightly following the introduction of revised Regulations on Religious Affairs, which came into effect on February 1 this year.” China President Xi Jinping is ...

China Bans Online Bible Sales as It Tightens Religious Controls - New York Times

Thu, 04/05/2018 - 22:15

New York Times

China Bans Online Bible Sales as It Tightens Religious Controls
New York Times
BEIJING — The Chinese government has banned online retailers from selling the Bible, moving in the wake of new rules to control the country's burgeoning religious scene. The measures to limit Bible sales were announced over the weekend and began ...
China Cracks Down on Online Bible SalesChina Digital Times
China Bans Bibles from Online Sellers Like AmazonChristianityToday.com
China bans online purchases of the BibleTheBlaze.com
Catholic Herald Online -国务院新闻办公室 -CNN
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China cracks down on 'Bible' sales amid Vatican deal talks - Independent.ie

Thu, 04/05/2018 - 21:31

Independent.ie

China cracks down on 'Bible' sales amid Vatican deal talks
Independent.ie
China's ruling Communist Party is officially atheist, but the Chinese government recognises Buddhism, Taoism, Islam, Protestantism and Catholicism. Chinese leaders have called for increased efforts to "Sinocise" religion in comments seen as being part ...
China Bans Bibles from Online Sellers Like AmazonChristianityToday.com

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China bans online Bible sales as it tightens religious controls - Seattle Times

Thu, 04/05/2018 - 21:19

Toronto Star

China bans online Bible sales as it tightens religious controls
Seattle Times
The closing of that loophole follows new government religious regulations that have effectively tightened rules on Christianity and Islam, while promoting Buddhism, Taoism and folk religion as part of President Xi Jinping's efforts to promote ...
China Cracks Down on Online Bible SalesChina Digital Times
China bans bible from online storesCatholic Herald Online
Full text:China's Policies and Practices on Protecting Freedom of Religious Belief - 国务院新闻办公室国务院新闻办公室
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News of the day from around the globe, April 5 - SFGate

Thu, 04/05/2018 - 18:35

News of the day from around the globe, April 5
SFGate
The measures to limit Bible sales were announced over the weekend and began taking effect this week. By Thursday, Internet searches for the Bible came up empty on leading online Chinese retailers. The move aligns with a long-standing effort to limit ...

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China targets sales of Bible online and in bookshops amid Vatican talks - The Independent

Thu, 04/05/2018 - 13:06

The Independent

China targets sales of Bible online and in bookshops amid Vatican talks
The Independent
Bibles have been pulled from the shelves of online stores and large bookshops across China as Beijing continues to clamp down on how citizens practice religion. The country has always controlled Bible sales – only permitting it to be distributed and ...

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China bans online retailers from selling the Bible - Toronto Star

Thu, 04/05/2018 - 10:51

Toronto Star

China bans online retailers from selling the Bible
Toronto Star
The move aligns with a long-standing effort to limit the influence of Christianity in China. Among China's major religions — which include Buddhism, Taoism, Islam and folk beliefs — Christianity is the only one whose major holy text cannot be sold ...
Bibles pulled from online stores as China increases control of ...CNN
China Cracks Down on Online Bible SalesChina Digital Times
Christianity on the BRINK: China BANS selling bibles in new crackdownExpress.co.uk
NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog) -国务院新闻办公室
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China has built the world's largest water-diversion project - The Economist

Thu, 04/05/2018 - 10:51

The Economist

China has built the world's largest water-diversion project
The Economist
FOR the past drought-stricken year, most of the drinking water consumed in Beijing has travelled 1,432km (895 miles), roughly the distance from New York to Orlando, Florida. Its journey begins in a remote and hilly part of central China at the ...

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Bibles pulled from online stores as China increases control of religion - erienewsnow.com

Thu, 04/05/2018 - 03:11

erienewsnow.com

Bibles pulled from online stores as China increases control of religion
erienewsnow.com
Religious practice in China is tightly controlled by the government, with the five recognized faiths -- Chinese Buddhism, Islam, Catholicism, Protestantism and Taoism -- supervised by official organizations such as the Chinese Patriotic Catholic Church ...
Full text:China's Policies and Practices on Protecting Freedom of Religious Belief - 国务院新闻办公室国务院新闻办公室

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Corean Artist Che Sehyun Brings Hip-hop, Piano, Ukulele And Video To West Of Lenin - Broadway World

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 19:06

Corean Artist Che Sehyun Brings Hip-hop, Piano, Ukulele And Video To West Of Lenin
Broadway World
... lived experience, and our collective indigenous roots. His work aims to inspire future generations to experience the importance of our cultural heritage and responsibility of self-cultivation. Che's artistic process comes from facing the ...

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Kickstarter Tabletop Alert: Reach Enlightenment with 'Sorcerer and Stones' - GeekDad (blog)

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 06:04

GeekDad (blog)

Kickstarter Tabletop Alert: Reach Enlightenment with 'Sorcerer and Stones'
GeekDad (blog)
Sorcerer & Stones Feature Image Sorcerer & Stones embraces the principle of humanity's search for immortality via the Taoist belief in Xian. According to Taoism, Xian is the highest level of enlightenment a human can reach. It is obtained by devoting ...

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Amid reports of repression, China pledges to protect freedom of religion - ummid.com

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 06:04

Amid reports of repression, China pledges to protect freedom of religion
ummid.com
The major religions practiced in China, which are Buddhism, Taoism, Islam, Catholicism and Protestantism, have a total of nearly 200 million believers and more than 380,000 clerical personnel, according to Xinhua news agency. The Chinese government ...

Bibles pulled from China's online bookstores as Beijing releases white paper on religious policy - NZCity

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 05:30

Bibles pulled from China's online bookstores as Beijing releases white paper on religious policy
NZCity
Tuesday's white paper said China's main religions were Buddhism, Taoism, Islam, Catholicism and Christianity. It added that of its nearly 200 million religious citizens, Christians accounted for more than 38 million, while Catholics made up about 6 ...

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Where Sun, Moon Are Home - BW Businessworld

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 04:12

BW Businessworld

Where Sun, Moon Are Home
BW Businessworld
Taiwan is a spiritual sanctuary and is highly diversified in terms of religious belief with practices of Buddhism, Taoism, Christianity, Islam and Hinduism. However, majority of the population is Buddhist (nearly 35 per cent) or practices Taoism ...

Today in Korean history - Yonhap - Yonhap News

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 01:02

Today in Korean history - Yonhap
Yonhap News
Choi Je-u establishes Donghak (eastern studies), an indigenous Korean religion that integrated ideas of Christianity, Confucianism, Buddhism and Taoism as well as promoted humanitarian values.

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Channels open between Beijing and the Vatican - ecns

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 20:41

Channels open between Beijing and the Vatican
ecns
China has 6 million Catholics, and about 200 million people are the followers of Buddhism, Taoism, Islam or Christianity, the white paper says. "Different religions in China have shifted from focusing on recruiting as many followers as possible to ...

Religions in China should serve Communist Party, says govt white paper - Hindustan Times

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 10:16

Hindustan Times

Religions in China should serve Communist Party, says govt white paper
Hindustan Times
... uphold and follow the part of socialism with Chinese characteristics; develop religions in the Chinese context; embrace core socialist values,” it added. The document was released after the State Administration for Religious Affairs was merged into ...
China pledges to protect freedom of religious beliefThe Indian Express
China cracks down on sale of bible amid Vatican talksTelegraph.co.uk
Selection of bishops doesnt breach religious rights: ChinaIndia Today

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China Insists on Control of Religion, Dimming Hope of Imminent Vatican Deal - New York Times

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 08:33

New York Times

China Insists on Control of Religion, Dimming Hope of Imminent Vatican Deal
New York Times
According to the white paper, China has 200 million believers among the five major religions, which it counts as Buddhism, Taoism, Islam, Catholicism and Protestant Christianity. Catholics account for six million of them, the paper said, though that ...
Religions in China should serve Communist Party, says govt white paperHindustan Times
China pledges to protect freedom of religious beliefThe Indian Express
China Focus: China pledges to protect freedom of religious beliefXinhua
Outlook India
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