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China: ‘church can help’

The Chinese government has welcomed the role of the church in providing social care in the country.

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Elderly Chinese men | photo: Flickr(Richard Asia)

China’s leaders held meetings in mid-November in Beijing to discuss the economic and political agenda for the next decade, in which it seems the church will play a vital role. Though it is the world’s second biggest economy, China is facing a social care crisis, particularly in caring for an increasingly elderly population.