Given the long-standing dispute over the sovereignty of Taiwan, a first meeting between official Chinese church delegates and the Presbyterian Church in Taiwan is being seen as a further significant thawing in relations.
A Catholic cardinal in Hong Kong and the bishop who succeeded him have called on the Chinese government to release imprisoned church leaders to mark the 60th anniversary of the creation of the Peoples' Republic of China
A religious freedom advocacy group has called on the international community to put pressure on China to respect the rule of law after the destruction of an unofficial Protestant church in the Shanxi province
Members of the Presbyterian Church in Taiwan have written an open letter to President Barack Obama asking that his administration review US policy to China and Taiwan and reiterate the need to respect the island's independence.
Hong Kong Cardinal Joseph Zen Ze-Kiun has urged China to change its stance on the crackdown 20 years ago against peaceful protesters in Beijing's Tiananmen Square. Today is the 20th anniversary of the crackdown.
The Chinese authorities should now hold an open and independent inquiry into the 1989 violent military crackdown on peaceful demonstrators in and around Tiananmen Square, Amnesty International has declared today.