September 7, 2011

Religious Freedom in Poor Shape in China

George Marlin, Catholic Thing

For over sixty years, China’s Communist rulers have inflicted untold acts of horror on their own people. Tens of millions have been murdered in the name of ideological purity, class struggle, population control – and religion.

Between 1958 and 1962, for instance, the “Great Leap Forward,” China’s radical collectivist policy, was responsible for the worst acts of genocide in the history of mankind. The government during that period deliberately starved to death over 45 million. Total mass killings since the Communists seized power in 1949 are estimated to be 70 million.

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