A recent Freedom House report ranked China as one of the least free countries in the world
The Chinese government often uses disease prevention as an excuse to violate religious freedom.
Zion Church, established in 2007, used to be the largest house church in Beijing, drawing 1,500 congregants every Sunday.
China shows yet again why it is considered one of the worst persecutors of Christians.
Increased punishment will become a norm for Christians participating in these religious activities not vetted by the state.
Many Spaniards forget about the atrocities of Communism in the previous century, focusing exclusively on "remains of Francoism."
The events were attended by over fifty representatives of all officially recognised religions.
While conservative politicians are being physically attacked in Spain, communists march praising Soviet mass murderers.
Police and state institutions dealing with religious matters pay special attention to "unofficial" religious structures.