"...the duration of the crackdown was 'set at five and a half months, starting on June 15 and ending November 30 in three phases” including propaganda, actions, and inspection.... Furthermore, for unauthorized churches that were found preaching 'heresies, religious fanaticism, feudal superstition, or harm the physical and mental health of the people...' the public security agencies are urged to 'resolutely crack down on them and abolish them....'"
WORK PLAN FOR SPECIAL ADMINISTRATION ON CHRISTIAN ACTIVITIES IN DUODAO DISTRICT.
"I. Guidelines and General Requirements. Fight against
infiltration activities by hostile overseas forces under
the guise of Christianity and safeguard the stability in
our society... by taking as our
guidelines the important instructions... from the
National Christian Working Seminars... and leading comrades in the
"II. Chief Principles. "...For the illegal and criminal activities under the guise of Christianity... priorities should be given to persuasion, education, guidance, etc....
"One should always persevere
in the principles of unity, education of
the majority of people and isolation and crackdown on
the small minority and give priority to guidance,
persuasion and patient and careful ideological
education. ... We should further
standardize the system of establishing and
registering Christian sites....
"We should do our best to place as many ordinary believers and their sites for religious activities into our legal administration so as to keep the development of Christianity reasonable, healthy, and orderly....
"'Gathering sites established without
proper authorization' refers to the sites where people
frequently hold Christian gatherings without the
approval and registration papers from the government
agencies in charge of religious affairs.... All their illegally acquired income shall be
confiscated. For the sites established without proper
authorization that preach heresies, religious
fanaticism, feudal superstition, or harm the
mental health of the people and violate the laws
of the state, the public security agencies should
resolutely crack down on them and abolish them.....
"For those who spread heresies, object to 'Three-Self Patriotic Movement” and illegally collect money, we should educate them, prevent them from doing so, and order them to stop their activities.... [The rest of this statement is at the top of the page]
"...tackle the problem of Christian fundamentalism. ... We should enhance the positive education and guidance and dilute the sectarian sentiments....
"...act fast. ...We should be cautious in using the police force and ... prevent improper handling from becoming the excuse for the attacks by the overseas hostile forces.... Once there is a mob assembly of trouble-makers, emergency plans should be activated immediately and resolute measures should be taken immediately so that the incidents can be neutralized on the spot and immediately."