Chinese Communist Party Shuts Down Bible Apps, Christian WeChat Accounts Under New Crackdown Policies


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Priscilla Du Preez / Unsplash) In a mission to clamp down the spread of Christianity in China, the Chinese Communist government shut down Bible mobile apps and censored Christian-backed social media accounts in popular chat app WeChat on Saturday. This is indicative of an ever-tightening grip of bureaucratic regulations targeting faith workers occurring in the country. According to International Christian Concern (ICC), Father Francis Liu of the Chinese Christian Fellowship of Righteousness said in a tweet that several Christian WeChat pages, including "Gospel League" and "Life Quarterly," were no longer accessible online. Anyone attempting to reach such accounts are greeted...