China

Associated Press January 15, 2020
China has blasted a report from Human Rights Watch that accused it of constructing a surveillance state at home while seeking to silence critics abroad.
As many as 50% of China's estimated 10 million to 12 million Catholics worship in communities not registered with the Chinese government.
Colleen Dulle January 01, 2020
For our New Year’s Day episode of "Inside the Vatican," the hosts look back at some of the biggest Vatican stories of 2019.
A protestor holds a flag that reads: "Liberate Hong Kong, Revolution of Our Times" at a rally in Hong Kong on Dec. 12. Protesters wrote hundreds of Christmas cards for detainees jailed during the city's pro-democracy movement. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
Verna Yu December 13, 2019
In recent weeks, the Chinese government has intensified rhetoric against Christian churches in Hong Kong, portraying them as part of the “foreign hostile forces” that seek to create political unrest aimed at bringing down China’s one-party rule.
The Editors December 13, 2019
Why we need to uphold our arms control agreement with Russia and take the existential threat of nuclear weapons more seriously.
Associated Press November 25, 2019
Taken as a whole, the documents give the most significant description yet of how the mass detention camps work in the words of the Chinese government itself.