Tag: SARA

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Religion Returning to the Center

For a deeper understanding of some of the issues facing the church in China today, check out this e-journal from Germany.

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3 Questions: Being Theologically Prepared

A conversation with Dr. Carsten Vala of Loyola University on the current situation of the church in China.

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A “New” New Normal?

Management of religious affairs will be shifted from, SARA to the United Front Work Department—what questions should we be asking? 

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Will New Regulations Tighten the State’s Grip on Religion?

On September 8, 2016 China's State Administration for Religious Affairs (SARA) sent a draft amendment for religious affairs administration to the Legal Office of the State Council. The amendments were posted on-line through the State Council website, requesting public opinions on the draft before October 7 of this year.