CHINA ON COURSE TO BECOME 'WORLD'S MOST CHRISTIAN NATION' WITHIN 15 YEARS

A RECENT STUDY FOUND THAT ONLINE SEARCHES FOR THE WORDS CHRISTIAN CONGREGATION AND JESUS FAR OUTNUMBERED THOSE FOR THE COMMUNIST PARTY AND XI JINPING, CHINA'S PRESIDENT.

PROF YANG, A LEADING EXPERT ON RELIGION IN CHINA, BELIEVES THAT NUMBER WILL SWELL TO AROUND 160 MILLION BY 2025.

Communist Party's grip on power, despite the clause in the country's 1982 constitution that guarantees citizens the right to engage in "normal religious activities"

Officially, the People's Republic of China is an atheist country but that is changing fast as many of its 1.3 billion citizens seek meaning and spiritual comfort that neither communism nor capitalism seem to have supplied....

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