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Baguio Cathedral

Baguio Cathedral

Baguio City, 2600, Philippines



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Beschreibung Our Lady of the Atonement Cathedral, better known as Baguio Cathedral, is a Roman Catholic cathedral located at Cathedral Loop adjacent to Session Road in Baguio, the Philippines, and is the see of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Baguio. Dedicated to the Blessed Virgin Mary under the title of Our Lady of Atonement, its distinctive pink exterior, twin spires and stained glass windows make it a popular tourist attraction in Baguio. It served as an evacuation centre under the Japanese Occupation during Second World War.The current parish priest is Bishop Carlito Cenzon.HistoryThe site where the cathedral currently stands was a hill referred to as Kampo by the Ibaloi people. In 1907, a Catholic mission was established at the site by Belgian missionaries from the Congregatio Immaculati Cordis Mariae, which they later called Mount Mary.Construction of the cathedral itself began in 1920 under the leadership of the parish priest, Rev Florimond Carlu. The building was completed and consecrated in 1936, receiving dedication to Our Lady of Atonement.
  • Baguio City, 2600, Philippines
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