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The Officialdom of China’s Churches

Both the Xujiahui Church, or the Cathedral of St. Ignatius, and Shanghai Community Church belong to China’s official churches. At Shanghai Community Church, there is a Shanghai Ethnic and Religious Affairs committee plaque on its hallway. Such official churches amount to around thirty in Shanghai.

They are “official” because the government recognizes them, supports them, […]

Shanghai Community Church

Located on the popular Heng Shan Road, Shanghai Community Church is another hard-to-miss spot. There are many restaurants and bars close by. For non-Christians, if there is one church in Shanghai they know except the landmark Xujiahui church, it would be this one.

The Protestant church was built in 1925 by Americans who lived in […]