Saturday, May 9, 2009

Chinese House Church Leaders Arrested

Eighteen house church leaders and members were arrested on April 30. The Public Security Bureau (PSB) arrested the Christians while gathered for a communion service in a house in Xinye city, Henan province.

Once at the police station, the Christians were each forced to pay to pay a 1000 Yuan, which is about $100 US.

There are still sixteen believers being held. Ten out of that number are preachers. The names of the imprisoned pastors are Wang Donggui, Yang Chengqun, GuoDaying, Hao Xuecheng, Lun Zhidian, Lian Fengmei, Chen Mingao, Ren Zhiai, Zhai Laoxue and Zhai Jinai.

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