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China: A tense Christmas in Wenzhou

There are now more Christians in China than there are members of the communist party. And tensions are rising between the Christian community and the government. Nowhere is this more evident than in the eastern city Wenzhou, south of Shanghai. The demolition of a protestant cathedral in the city last April has marked the spectacular launch of a government campaign to curtail the country’s fastest growing religion.

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Our France 24 team went to visit Wenzhou as its Christian community prepares to celebrate Christmas.

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