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China bans Christian funerals as new rules take effect

February 04, 2020

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CWN Editor's Note: “Christian funerals have been banned in some areas of China as the communist government begins to enforce a set of repressive regulations on religious practices,” the report explains. “In the eastern province of Zhejiang, the government has put in force a set of Regulations on Centralized Funeral Arrangement, which bans priests from attending funeral prayers outside a religious place.”

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  • Posted by: wenner1687 - Feb. 05, 2020 4:54 AM ET USA

    And no objections from Pope Francis. Not a peep. "God bestows some popes; God permits some popes: and God inflicts some popes." --St Vincent of Lerins