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Members of Religious Organizations Attend National Religious Group Workshop

From August 27th to September 1st, the Central United Front Work Department held a workshop in Beijing for the heads of national religious groups. Nearly 100 members at the level of Secretary General, The General Officer, and above from the Chinese Buddhist Association, the Chinese Taoist Association, the Chinese Islamic Association, the Chinese Catholic Patriotic Association, the Chinese Catholic Bishops’ Conference, the Chinese Christian Three-Self Patriotic Movement Committee, the Chinese Christian Association, and others participated in the study. According to an article in The Paper, the participants “exchanged their understandings of the key messages from the 19th National Congress” and “concluded that they would fully utilize the network as religious organizations and unite their followers and other patriotic religious community members to follow the party’s direction.” In the speech that the Deputy Director of the Central United Front Work Department gave, the participants were told they should “constantly learn to understand, resolutely safeguard the core position of Xi Jinping, support the leadership of the Party, and strive to achieve the great rejuvenation of the China Dream.”

Source: The Paper, September 1, 2018