Posted by: becketfund | May 26, 2010

Further Reading: Government Permits Renovations of Foreign Built Religious Buildings in Shanghai

An article published by the Economist examines the recent renovations of specifically foreign built religious buildings with historic and cultural significance, which the government has previously limited use of.  Renovated buildings include Ohel Rachel, one of Shanghai’s last surviving synagogues, and Shanghai’s former British cathedral, the Holy Trinity, while the Russian Orthodox community has been granted the use of a church built by Russians before the Communist revolution of 1949.

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