It may be a new world of instant communications, abundant travel choices and increasing global awareness, but China still is hotly pursuing its last-century agenda of cracking down on Christians, according to a new report. China Aid’s “China’s Religious Persecution Report (2015-2016)” concludes the nation is “regress[ing] into a more Maoist regime” and

is cracking down more on faith, even to the point of attacking its own state-run church network, the Three-Self Church. “China continuously violates its own laws and international statutes safeguarding religious freedom in favor of promoting a socialist agenda, forcing religious devotees to choose between certain persecution and disregarding their deeply held beliefs,” the report says. READ MORE