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Synonyms for basilica

an early Christian church designed like a Roman basilica

a Roman building used for public administration

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Palma said the scenes during the fluvial and street processions as well as the dancing of the traditional Sinulog at the basilica were awesome.
He was buried along the Appian Way in Rome, Italy, where the Basilica of San Sebastian, one of the seven chief churches of Rome, stands today.
The Basilica di Santa Maria di Collemaggio, which is owned by the City of LAquila, is an icon of medieval architecture and is considered one of the citys most important churches.
The Basilica of the Transfiguration sits on the sacred Mount Tabor located in the Galilee region of northern Israel and is believed to be the site where Jesus and his disciples Peter, John and James prayed together.
Peter's Basilica and subjecting those with entry tickets to body and bag searches and metal detectors.
The blaze started at the close of morning Mass, leaving just a charred shell of the rooftop at the basilica of Saint-Donatien.
It was the first time in history when the Vatican Basilica remained closed for the rest of the pilgrims from morning till afternoon making room for a full day Sri Lankan program at the Vatican.
You are immense, and you made yourself small; you are rich, and you made yourself poor; you are all-powerful and you made yourself vulnerable,'' Francis said of Jesus as he delivered his homily in the basilica, packed with faithful.
As he delivered his homily in the basilica, Francis said that Jesus made himself poor, but all-powerful and vulnerable.
The Vatican authorized the door, which will be in the wall of the Chapel of the Sacred Heart on the north side of the basilica.
Summary: Pope Francis will celebrate Easter Sunday mass and then deliver his first "Urbi et Orbi" message from St Peter's Basilica.
Paul's Basilica ended a while ago with his Holiness calling for the practice of partnership and testimony.
CAIRO: Egyptian officials say archaeologists have unearthed the first basilica erected in the Mediterranean port city of Alexandria.
Intriga y corrupcion, elementos que no pueden faltar en un thriller, se presentan en la muerte de Jesus Guizar Villanueva, canonigo de la Basilica de Guadalupe, quien puso en juego su prestigio y su carrera eclesiastica para informar al Papa, al cardenal Norberto Rivera Carrera y al nuncio apostolico Christophe Pierre de las irregularidades cometidas por el rector del santuario, Diego Monroy.