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China razes church where 50,000 Christians prayed

By RUSSELL GOLDMAN The New York Times

This article was originally published January 13, 2018 at 2:52 a.m. Updated January 13, 2018 at 2:52 a.m.

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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.

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