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Chinese Catholic Church Forced to Replace Madonna Painting With President Xi’s Picture

The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has always persecuted religious adherents. Christians have faced huge struggles in the country since the religion is seen as “foreign” and “invasive” in origin. Recently, the state took down a painting of the Madonna, replacing it with a picture of President Xi Jinping. Bringing down the Madonna The incident took ...

Max Lu

Photo of President Xi has replaced the Madonna.