China razes church where 50,000 Christians prayed


Photographs by AP/China Aid

People watch as paramilitary troops use excavators and dynamite to demolish Golden Lampstand Church in Linfen in northern China’s Shanxi province. The church was one of two razed in recent weeks.

Chinese police officers demolished one of the country's largest evangelical churches this week, using heavy machinery and dynamite to raze the building where more than 50,000 Christians worshipped.

This story is only available from the Arkansas Online archives. Stories can be purchased individually for $2.95. Click here to search for this story in the archives.

Log in to comment