basilica

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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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Fashioned by a carver from a dark wood in Mexico in 1600, the Black Nazarene was sent to the Philippines in 1606, placed in several churches near Manila, until it rested at Minor Basilica of the Black Nazarene in 1787.
The joint forces of the Pangasinan Police Provincial Office (PPPO) and the Armed Forces of the Philippines were still at the Minor Basilica of Our Lady of Rosary of Manaoag here despite the return to normal alert status.
They were John XXIII, who was the Pope during the rebuilding and dedication of the cathedral in 1958; Paul VI, who celebrated Mass at the cathedral in 1970; and John Paul II, who celebrated Mass at the cathedral in 1981 and who elevated it to a minor basilica.
Pope John Paul II celebrated Mass at the cathedral in 1981 and was also the one who elevated it to a Minor Basilica.
As a minor basilica, Mount Carmel now has close links with the pope in the Vatican.
conversation="none" data- .0760563380282 WATCH: The carriage carrying the image of the Black Nazarene enters the gates of The Minor Basilica of the Black Nazarene in Quiapo, Manila.
He was speaking on Wednesday at Holy Family Minor Basilica during the 40th anniversary memorial service of the founding President Mzee Jomo Kenyatta.
Patrick in Ottawa a minor basilica, on the grounds that "this building is equally worthy in both its architecture and its liturgy." In keeping with its newfound dignity, it would no longer be known as "St." but "Saint" Patrick's Basilica.
Freddie Astudillo, rector of the Minor Basilica of Badoc, and Rev.
La Virgen Milagrosa de Badoc Church was proclaimed a minor basilica in February.
Pilgrims will visit and pray in 15 heritage churches in Albay and Camarines Sur in Bicol, including the Minor Basilica of Our Lady of Penafrancia, where the patroness of the province is enshrined for its Lenten pilgrimage of faith and heritage from March 22 to 24.
Last year, millions of devotees joined the traslacion or the commemoration of the transfer of the image of the Black Nazarene from its old home inIntramuros, Manila to the Minor Basilica of the Nazarene orQuiapoChurch.
Bishop Mayugba personally thanked the Holy Father for the pontifical coronation of the revered La Virgen Milagrosa de Badoc and the elevation of the church into a Minor Basilica.