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China subjects religions to faith in communist party

January 2, 2020 11:34 pm0 comments
China subjects religions to faith in communist party

(TibetanReview.net, Jan01’20) – China is to implement new measures from Feb 1, 2020 under which religious organizations must “spread the principles and policies of the Chinese Communist Party” by educating “religious staff and religious citizens to support the leadership of the Chinese Communist Party,” reported asianews.it Dec 31,citing China’s official […]

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China to rewrite the Bible and the Quran to further Sinicize religion

December 28, 2019 6:03 am0 comments
China to rewrite the Bible and the Quran to further Sinicize religion

(TibetanReview.net, Dec25’19) – China has called for a “comprehensive evaluation of the existing religious classics aiming at contents which do not conform to the progress of the times” and it has been understood to mean that the Bible and the Quran should be rewritten by “re-translation”. The order was issued […]

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China’s religious bodies tasked to spread party propaganda

December 14, 2019 4:28 am0 comments
China’s religious bodies tasked to spread party propaganda

(TibetanReview.net, Dec13’19) – China has tasked its state approved, national-level religious bodies, the only ones allowed to exist in the country, to rebut a groundswell of international criticisms of its repression of religious freedom by calling them to a meeting in Beijing on Dec 12. The groups gathered in Beijing […]

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Campaign orders Tibetan monks to repay gratitude to China

April 12, 2019 12:59 am0 comments
Campaign orders Tibetan monks to repay gratitude to China

(TibetanReview.net, Apr11’19) – A new campaign is underway at Sera Monastery in Tibet’s capital Lhasa, ordering its monks to strictly obey Chinese laws and take a “stand against separatism” in keeping with the country’s ongoing Sinicization-of-religion policy, reported the Tibetan Service of rfa.org, citing official Chinese media reports. The report […]

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Tibet’s Religious scholars co-opted as party-state propagandists in ‘Sinicization of religion’ move

November 3, 2018 6:13 am0 comments
Tibet’s Religious scholars co-opted as party-state propagandists in ‘Sinicization of religion’ move

(TibetanReview.net, Nov02, 2018) – In a most invasive Sinicization of religion, China has co-opted Tibetan Buddhist monks and nuns with accomplished records in religious studies as Chinese communist Party propagandists tasked to educate fellow-monks and nuns to compel them to be loyal subjects of the party-state. A recent official Global […]

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Beijing-Vatican deal on Bishops seen as all but done

September 22, 2018 4:58 am0 comments
Beijing-Vatican deal on Bishops seen as all but done

(TibetanReview.net, Sep21, 2018) – A deal between China and the Vatican over the issue of appointment of bishops is all but imminent, according to China’s official globaltimes.cn Sep 19. If it materializes, the pact will mean substantial progress in China-Vatican relations, the report said. Such a deal is seen as […]

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China’s minority affairs boss emphasizes ‘sinicization’ of religion during Tibet tour

August 27, 2018 11:02 pm0 comments
China’s minority affairs boss emphasizes ‘sinicization’ of religion during Tibet tour

(TibetanReview.net, Aug27, 2018) – Visiting Tibet autonomous Region from Aug 24 to 26, China’s top political advisor Mr Wang Yang has called for advancing anti-separatism efforts and more efforts to better integrate Tibetan Buddhism into the socialist society, reported China’s official Xinhua news agency Aug 26. He has called for […]

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New spiritual head of Tibet’s ancient Bon religion enthroned

January 4, 2018 1:04 am0 comments
New spiritual head of Tibet’s ancient Bon religion enthroned

(TibetanReview.net, Jan03, 2018) – Followers of Tibet’s ancient, pre-Buddhist religion, known as Bonism, have a new spiritual head. He is Geshe Dawa Dhargay, the 34th Menri Trizin, elected from a list of nearly 60 candidates. Geshe Dawa Dhargay was enthroned at the Pal Shenten Menri Ling Monastery at Dolanji in […]

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Monks and nuns being trained to integrate Tibetan Buddhism with ethos of Chinese rule

December 1, 2017 10:25 pm0 comments
Monks and nuns being trained to integrate Tibetan Buddhism with ethos of Chinese rule

(TibetanReview.net, Nov30, 2017) – China has begun training Tibetan monks and nuns to integrate Buddhism with Chinese culture in keeping with the requirements outlined by the 19th five-yearly national congress of the Communist Party of China held in Beijing Oct 18-24, reported timesofindia.com Nov 29, citing China’s state media which […]

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China’s anti-poverty campaign targets transforming believers in religion into believers in the party

November 15, 2017 10:24 pm0 comments
China’s anti-poverty campaign targets transforming believers in religion into believers in the party

(TibetanReview.net, Nov15, 2017) – China has vowed to make ending poverty by 2020 a top priority and a part of that campaign, at least in the case of one county, involves requiring believers in Christianity to replace the portraits of Jesus Christ that form the centrepieces of their homes with […]

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