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China's Christians keep the faith, rattling the country's leaders

Growing ranks of churchgoers outnumber Communist Party members

Members attend service at a Protestant church in Anhui Province. The small church dates back about 100 years, when a U.S. clergyman arrived to spread Christianity. (Photo by Tsukasa Hadano)

BEIJING -- Christianity is on the rise in China, with the growing number of followers making Communist Party leaders nervous that the religion may soon undermine party dogma.

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