Chinese authorities raze Catholic church, claiming zoning violations
July 18, 2018
CWN Editor's Note: Government officials in Liangwang (Shandong), China, have demolished a Catholic church, saying that the building was in violation of local zoning regulations. The church—administered by the government-approved “official” Catholic Church—had been formally approved by the government in 2006. Officials said that zoning rules had subsequently changed. Parishioners were given no notice of the alleged violations.The above note supplements, highlights, or corrects details in the original source (link above). About CWN news coverage.
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