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ChinaAid: Henan government requires religious practitioners to register, expands reach

This notice, translated in full below,
orders Christians, Buddhists, Taoists,
and Muslims to register with the
government. (Photo: ChinaAid)

Notice 
Residents who are Buddhists, Taoists, Catholics, (other forms of) Christian, and Muslims should register at the Neighborhood Committee located on the third floor of the Golden Vienna Community as soon as possible. 
Pingyuan Neighborhood Committee: 5396862 
April 4, 2018


(Anyang, Henan—April 11, 2018) A government order is demanding that Christians, Buddhists, Taoists, and Muslims register with the government in Anyang, a city in China’s central Henan province, ChinaAid learned recently.

However, an anonymous Christian who spoke with ChinaAid on Thursday, said that the government is only persecuting Christians. “In the past two months, the government banned all Catholic churches and (Protestant) house churches, and that didn’t happen to any other religions.”

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