China’s constitution upholds ‘religious freedom’. The reality is rather different

Posted February 9, 2018 11:10 am by Fr Alexander Lucie-Smith

China’s constitution upholds ‘religious freedom’. The reality is rather different

Just when the Vatican seems to be falling over backwards to win the favour of the People’s Republic of China, the Chinese have reciprocated, as this magazine reports, with further restrictions to religious practice. In certain Chinese provinces notices are to be displayed outside churches banning children from entry. Nice one! A Chinese Catholic, identified only as Peter, makes the point that “the…
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