The culture history of Henan Province

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Faith and kung fu are a good mix for Shaolin monks
By Pushpa Adhikari, Asia Times, 22 June 1999. The monks of the Shaolin temple Dengfeng county have a history that goes back more than a thousand years. Martial arts is something that has long been a part of their centuries-old tradition, but like other Buddhist monks, they chant scriptures, sit in meditation and perform Buddhist services for the faithful.
30 Protestant leaders arrested in Henan Province
AFP, Thursday 26 August 1999. National security officers took part in the arrest and interrogation of the men and women who had come together for an evangelical meeting. The Chinese government regarded house church leaders as organizers of cults.