China has targeted multiple churches across the country, these are mostly protestant churches that have been targeted. But with some talks and deals the Chinese government has spoken with the pope has allowed the government to appoint any bishop it deems fit. Within these rules the Chinese can also discredit any bishop it finds unsuitable for the wishes and intentions of Xi JinPing the president or “emperor” of  China. However this can also be the dismantling of the churches or it could be a way of keeping tabs on the Christian population in China.

Author’s Opinion:

In my opinion the pope made a mistake allowing the Chinese to control the church, the government in China controls everything, they appointed those bishops so that the pope would give them direct access, this could mean that they control every aspect of the populations lives. However religions such as Buddhism and Taoism are encouraged to be practiced instead.


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