We were recently in one of those brand new commercial compounds in Pudong, Shanghai. Having just finished a spicy meal in a fanciful Chinese restaurant with tables alone pools filled with goldfish and lotus flowers, we were taking a pleasant stroll with a bubble tea in hand.
When else to encounter the statue of Virgin Mary, [...]
Less than two months ago, we visited Beijing Shouwang Church (see previous post), a so-called underground church in Beijing. At the time, we commented that the experience was similar to our visits to China’s grand state-owned churches.
Then, we read the news today that dozens (some say more) of worshipers from Shouwang Church have been [...]