Vigil continues at Chinese parish church slated for demolition
August 30, 2017
Catholics in Changzhi, China, are continuing a vigil outside a church in Wangcun, where local officials have made plans for the demolition of the parish property.
After blocking a bulldozer, parishioners remained on the site through the night, guarding against the possibility that officials would begin the demolition under cover of darkness.
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- Vigil continues around the Changzhi church at risk of expropriation and demolition (AsiaNews)
- Chinese Catholics rally to block demolition of church (CWN 8/29)
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