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It is said to be China's biggest church and on Easter Sunday thousands of worshippers will flock to this Asian mega-temple to pledge their allegiance – not to the Communist Party, but to the Cross.


The 5,000-capacity Liushi church, which boasts more than twice as many seats as Westminster Abbey and a 206ft crucifix that can be seen for miles around, opened last year with one theologian declaring it a "miracle that such a small town was able to build such a grand church"

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/10776023/China-on-course-to-become-worlds-most-Christian-nation-within-15-years.html
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I say this is good news.
GOP House members came to Paul Ryan to be Speaker. He didn't come to them. And he was everybody's conservative darling back in 2012. So unless 1 of the remaining 240 wants to step up & do a better job in budgeting & negotiations & herding the party cats, then everybody please STFU. You go to battle with the army you have, not the one you want but don't have.

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I say this is good news.
We'll see how long the Communist Party tolerates it before they start cracking down.
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We'll see how long the Communist Party tolerates it before they start cracking down.


Like how the Roman Empire tried to do it??
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Like how the Roman Empire tried to do it??

Way different. The Roman Empire tolerated different faiths, as long as the paid taxes. Sound familiar?
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Way different. The Roman Empire tolerated different faiths, as long as the paid taxes. Sound familiar?


no taxation without representation??

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Then they embraced it-- and almost immediately started to collapse.

The Chinese know that Christianity and imperialism cannot coexist... and you know they would rather have the empire.
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Then they embraced it-- and almost immediately started to collapse.

The Chinese know that Christianity and imperialism cannot coexist... and you know they would rather have the empire.

Hey! I got nearly 600 years back history says different!  :tongue2:

Of course - we did kick out the malcontents ....  :whistle:
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