Whispers of China-Vatican deal, as Beijing steps up persecution of Christians

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Even as relations between the Vatican and the Chinese Communist Party appear to grow closer, Beijing is reportedly increasing persecution and suppression of Christian grou...

Christians in Beijing issue statement condemning Communist suppression

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In Beijing, China an alliance of underground churches have issued a joint public statement condemning the unwarranted interference of the Communist state in their religiou...

Cardinal critic reveals drama in Vatican's overture to China

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The retired cardinal of Hong Kong has revealed the behind-the-scenes drama of the Vatican's efforts to improve relations with China, including its request for a legitimat...

Taiwan church group discusses united Christian front with Pope at Vatican

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Pope received representatives from the National Council of Churches in Taiwan on Thursday at the Vatican, reported CNA. "Christians across Taiwan, and across d...

Christians in rural China replace images of Jesus with Xi to 'escape poverty'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Several Christians in an indigent rural southeast China were urged to change posters of Jesus to the portraits of Chinese President Xi Jinping as part of China's "...