- Jul 4, 2020
The Czech Republic’s top court has dismissed legislation that would have taxed the compensation churches receive from the state for property seized during the country’s communist era.
China’s president and Communist Party leader Xi Jinping has ordered that all religions must “Sinicize” to ensure they are loyal to the officially atheistic party.
The Vatican’s top diplomat told Chinese state-run media that Vatican-Beijing talks are focused on achieving concrete results for China’s Catholics while avoiding differences between the two “systems.”
Czech lawmakers on Tuesday approved a proposal drafted by Communist lawmakers to tax the compensation that the country’s churches receive from the state for property seized by the former Communist regime.
Religious leaders in the Philippines have warned that the government labeling a missionary organization as a front for Communist rebels puts them at risk of extra-judicial killings.
On Wednesday Jan. 23, 2019, the lower house of Czech Parliament has approved a proposal drafted by the Communist Party to tax the compensation that the country’s churches receive for property seized by the former Communist regime.