Pastor John Cao RELEASED!

Pastor John Cao has been released from prison after serving his seven year sentence. He returned home on March 3rd, 2024. according to China Aid.

On March 5, 2017, police arrested Cao San-Qiang (John Cao), a Chinese pastor known for his work among Myanmar’s poor. Later, authorities charged him with ‘organising illegal crossings of national borders’ and sentenced him to seven years in prison.

Pastor John Cao is married to an American citizen and is a long time resident of North Carolina. During his time in prison he regularly wrote poetry, published by China Aid, called Living Lyrics: Poems from Prison.

He has returned to his home in Hunan.

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