BAC

Buddhist Association of China

BAROC

Buddhist Association of the Republic of China

BCCCC

Bishops Conference of the Catholic Church in China

CCC

China Christian Council

CCP

Chinese Communist Party

CCPA

China Catholic Patriotic Association

CCYL

Chinese Communist Youth League

CGSS

China General Social Survey

CPPCC

Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference

CSLS

Chinese Spiritual Life Survey

ECSLG

Ecumenical China Study Liaison Group

HCCC

Chinese Association of Confucius the Holy Sage

NSCCC

National Seminary of the Catholic Church

NTC

New Testament Church

PLA

People’s Liberation Army

RAB

Religious Affairs Bureau

SARA

State Administration of Religious Affairs

TSPM

Three-Self Patriotic Movement

UFD

United Front Department (Tongzhanbu 统战部)