(1975) A Catholic church presents an imposing facade to passers-by in Canton, China. Like most other Christian houses of worship, it has been shut down by Maoist regime. Under Article 28 of the nation's New Constitution, freedom to propagate atheism is given, but there is no such provision for spreading Christianity. Religion News Service file photo

(1975) A Catholic church presents an imposing facade to passers-by in Canton, China. Like most other Christian houses of worship, it has been shut down by Maoist regime. Under Article 28 of the nation’s New Constitution, freedom to propagate atheism is given, but there is no such provision for spreading Christianity. Religion News Service file photo