Pastor Wang Yi from Early Rain Covenant Church, was sentenced to nine years in jail for “incitement to subvert state power”.
Xing Hongwei expressed his gratitude to his lawyers for defending him, so he could be released in such a short time.
Though Iran recognizes Christianity as a minority faith , authorities do not recognize Christian converts.
Christianity is being severely persecuted in Communist China.
The church was operating illegally, because according to a law, Christians cannot meet without permission in this country.
Since the signing of the Provisional Agreement between the Holy See and China, persecution of Catholics has increased.
Preacher Wu Wuqing, who's already been bullied by the authorities in the past, was released late in the evening.
Overall, the CCP authorities persecuted one hundred per cent of house churches across the country.
Christian man in China’s Yunnan Province received a notice of administrative punishment from the local Religious Affairs Bureau