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More active Christians in China than in Europe?

September 12, 2011

A BBC report highlights the explosive growth of Christianity in China, suggesting that despite the government’s aggressive campaign to curb religious influence, the country’s people feel a deep spiritual hunger.

The BBC report makes an arresting observation, which is still more remarkable in light of the government’s strong official disapproval:

There are already more Chinese at church on a Sunday than in the whole of Europe.

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