Calling Christian symbols on church rooftops “too visible,” the United Front also tore down crosses from the church of Wuda (Inner Mongolia) and from the church of Zhumadian (Henan), reported AsiaNews, the official press agency of the Pontifical Institute for Foreign Missions.
The removal of the statue of Jesus forms part of the program of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) to “Sinicize” religion in China by expunging it of Western influence and making it more compatible with the tenets of Chinese socialism, the report said. more…
Opinion: The church of Linjiazhuang is Catholic. To fully understand how this could happen we need to go back to a UK Telegraph headline from September 24, 2018:
Vatican announces historic deal with China on bishop appointment