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A small group of U.S. evangelists have had their Bibles confiscated at an airport in the southwestern Chinese city of Kunming—and they’re not leaving without them. Chinese officials say it’s illegal to bring into the country printed religious material beyond that required for personal use. (Does that go for drugs, too?)

Pat Klein, director of Vision Beyond Borders, the group whose Bibles were lifted, says she’s been bringing Bibles into China for 21 years without a problem. She also says the group is staying put until the Bibles are returned.

“We’re being inconvenienced a little, but it’s nothing compared to what our brothers and sisters in China experience for their faith in Jesus Christ,” Klein said.

Let’s hope it remains nothing more than a little inconvenience.



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