Xi Jinping emphasized at the National Religious Work Conference

Persist in the direction of the sinicization of religion in our country

Actively guide religion to adapt to the socialist society

Li Keqiang hosted Li Zhanshu, Wang Huning, Zhao Leji, and Han Zheng attended Wang Yang's speech

  Xinhua News Agency, Beijing, December 4th. The National Religious Work Conference was held in Beijing from December 3 to 4.

Xi Jinping, General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China, President of the State, and Chairman of the Central Military Commission attended the meeting and delivered an important speech, emphasizing the need to fully implement the party’s religious work theory in the new era, fully implement the party’s basic policy on religious work, and fully implement the party’s policy on freedom of religious belief. The direction of the sinicization of religion in our country actively guides religions to adapt to the socialist society, raises the level of self-management in the religious world, improves the level of legalization of religious affairs governance, strives to create a new situation in religious work, and better organizes and guides religious believers to work with the broad masses of people Unite and strive for the comprehensive construction of a modern socialist country and the realization of the Chinese dream of the great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation.

  Li Keqiang presided over the meeting.

Li Zhanshu, Wang Huning, Zhao Leji and Han Zheng attended the meeting.

Wang Yang made a concluding speech.

  Xi Jinping pointed out in his speech that since the 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China, the Party Central Committee has attached great importance to religious work.

Party committees at all levels have implemented the decisions and deployments of the Party Central Committee, and the Party’s religious work has been innovated and advanced, and positive results have been achieved.

The implementation of the party’s basic policy on religious work has become more comprehensive, the religious work system and mechanism have been further improved, the religious work legal system and policy framework have become increasingly complete, religious people and believers have continuously increased their awareness of respecting the law, studying the law and observing the law, and promoting the sinicization of my country’s religion.

Religious circles promote patriotism, stress the overall situation, the rule of law, science, and love, and constantly increase their recognition of the great motherland, the Chinese nation, Chinese culture, the Communist Party of China, and socialism with Chinese characteristics.

  Xi Jinping emphasized that since the 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China, the Party Central Committee has put forward a series of new concepts and measures on religious work, answering major theoretical and practical questions such as how to understand religion, how to deal with religious issues, and how to do the party’s religious work in the new era. .

We must deeply understand the importance of doing religious work in the overall work of the party and the country, we must establish and improve a strong leadership mechanism, we must uphold and develop socialist religious theories with Chinese characteristics, we must adhere to the party’s basic principles of religious work, and we must adhere to our country. In the direction of the sinicization of religion, we must insist on uniting the broad masses of religious believers around the party and the government, we must build active and healthy religious relations, we must support religious groups to strengthen their own construction, and we must raise the level of legalization of religious work.

  Xi Jinping pointed out that it is necessary to fully, accurately and fully implement the party's policy on freedom of religious belief, respect the religious beliefs of the masses, manage religious affairs in accordance with the law, adhere to the principle of independence and self-management, and actively guide religions to adapt to socialist society.

The essence of the party's religious work is mass work.

The fundamental political and economic interests of religious and non-religious people are the same, and they are both the mass basis of the party's governance.

It is necessary to protect religious believers' freedom of religious belief, unite religious believers to the greatest extent, and work patiently and meticulously for religious believers.

Religious organizations are the bridges and bonds for the party and government to unite and connect with religious figures and the broad masses of religious believers. They must provide necessary support and assistance for their work, respect and give play to their role in the internal affairs of religions.

  Xi Jinping emphasized the need to further promote the sinicization of my country’s religions, guide and support my country’s religions to be guided by the core socialist values, and increase the recognition of religious people and believers with the great motherland, the Chinese nation, Chinese culture, the Communist Party of China, and socialism with Chinese characteristics. .

Education in patriotism, collectivism, and socialism should be carried out in religious circles, and education in party history, new China history, history of reform and opening up, and the history of socialist development should be strengthened in a targeted manner, and people in religious circles and believers should be guided to cultivate and practice socialism. Core values, promote Chinese culture.

We must adhere to the overall national security concept, adhere to the principle of independence and self-management, and coordinate the promotion of related work.

It is necessary to strengthen the management of Internet religious affairs.

It is necessary to effectively solve the outstanding problems that affect the health and inheritance of religions in our country.

  Xi Jinping pointed out that it is necessary to support and guide the religious circles to strengthen self-education, self-management, and self-discipline, comprehensively administer religions strictly, take the lead in abiding by laws and regulations, and improve religious practice.

It is necessary to strengthen the self-building of religious organizations and improve the democratic supervision system for members of the leadership team.

It is necessary to comprehensively promote the construction of the rule of law in religious work, and carry out in-depth publicity and education on the rule of law.

Religious activities shall be carried out within the scope provided by laws and regulations, shall not harm the health of citizens, shall not violate public order and good customs, and shall not interfere with education, judicial, administrative functions and social life.

  Xi Jinping emphasized that it is necessary to cultivate a team of party and government cadres who are proficient in Marxist religious views, familiar with religious work, and good at working with religious believers, and let them study Marxist religious views, the party’s religious work theories and policies, and religious knowledge. Improve the ability to guide.

It is necessary to cultivate a team of religious representatives who are politically reliable, religiously accomplished, morally convincing, and effective at critical times.

It is necessary to cultivate a religious research team that is firm in ideology and politics, adheres to Marxist religious views, has an excellent style of study, and is good at innovation, and strengthens the construction of the discipline of Marxist religious studies.

It is necessary to improve the religious work system and mechanism, and promote the construction of a governance structure of religious affairs featuring party committee leadership, government management, social coordination, and religious self-discipline.

We must grasp the important relationships involving religious work, do more work that lays foundations and benefit the long-term, and we must always work tirelessly and work for a long time.

  When presided over the meeting, Li Keqiang pointed out that General Secretary Xi Jinping’s important speech comprehensively summarized the achievements and experience of religious work, deeply analyzed the situation and tasks faced by religious work, and systematically expounded the new ideas, new concepts and strategies of religious work in the new era, and clarified the adherence to our country. The direction of the sinicization of religion, the guiding ideology, strategic goals, key tasks, and policy measures for doing religious work in the new era are highly political, ideological, and theoretical. They are programmatic documents that guide religious work in the new era. Religious work in the new era has pointed out the way forward and provided fundamental follow-up.

It is necessary to study and understand conscientiously, continuously enhance the "four consciousnesses", strengthen the "four self-confidences", and achieve the "two safeguards", consciously unify thoughts and actions into the spirit of General Secretary Xi Jinping's important speech, and implement them in light of actual conditions. Create a new situation in the party's religious work, and work hard to build a modern socialist country in an all-round way and realize the great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation.

  In his concluding speech, Wang Yang pointed out that General Secretary Xi Jinping’s important speech views the overall situation and points out the direction, profoundly answering a series of major theoretical and practical questions about religious work in the new era. It is the latest summary of the party’s religious work practice and is Marxism. The latest result of the integration of religious views with China's specific reality is the latest development of socialist religious theory with Chinese characteristics, and is the general outline for doing a good job in religion in the new era.

It is necessary to fully, accurately and comprehensively comprehend and implement the party's religious work theories and policies in the new era, deeply understand the core principles, spiritual essence, rich content, and practical requirements, and achieve the unity of learning, thinking, application, and practice.

It is necessary to adhere to the party’s basic policy of religious work, adhere to the direction of sinicization of my country’s religions, be good at handling contradictions and problems in the religious field using rule of law thinking and methods, promote the healthy inheritance of religions in our country, and actively guide religions to adapt to a socialist society and to a society with Chinese characteristics. To adapt to the new era of doctrine.

All regions and departments must take the study and implementation of the spirit of the conference as an important political task, do a good job in studying and preaching, formulating implementation opinions, consolidating work responsibilities, and ensuring that the Party Central Committee’s decision-making and deployment are implemented.

  Member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee, secretary of the Central Secretariat, relevant leading comrades of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress, state councilors, president of the Supreme People's Court, chief procurator of the Supreme People's Procuratorate, and relevant leading comrades of the CPPCC attended the meeting.

  All provinces, autonomous regions, municipalities directly under the Central Government and Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps are mainly responsible comrades and comrades in charge of religious work, vice-provincial city party committees are mainly responsible comrades, relevant departments of the central and state organs, relevant people's organizations, and relevant departments of the Central Military Commission are mainly responsible comrades , Responsible comrades of relevant military units and relevant research institutions attended the meeting.

The meeting was held in the form of a video and telephone conference, with branch venues set up in all provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities and the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps.

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