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Identifies religious buildings that are, or have been, called a cathedral.
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A cathedral is simply a church that contains a cathedra, the seat or throne of a bishop. As a building it need not be large, impressive or ancient, nor of any particular style. It is usually situated in a city.
Cathedrals were usually built as such. They tend, though not always, to be demonstrations of the power and grandeur of the Church in that area.

Cathedrals are usually for Christian worship and may be know in different countries by different names Duomo, Dom, La Seo,Se, Minster, Munster

Sometimes the old title of Cathedral bestowed on a church remains even though the “cathedra” has been moved elsewhere. Antwerp Cathedral would be an example of this. This has been called a proto-cathedral and is permissible in this group as the Term cathedral remains and it is well known as such.

The primary requirement is that the church is, or was known as a cathedral ( including words used in other languages) and is used for formal religious worship. If you have any question about the suitability of any particular location for this category, please contact a group member.
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NAME: Name the Cathedral – St Mary’s, St Michaels etc - and the City it is in.
COORDINATES: provide GPS coordinates to a sensible point of the building.
PHOTOGRAPHS: At least 2 personally taken photographs of the building. Multiple photographs are encouraged to give a good impression of the building
DESCRIPTION: Provide as good a description of the building as possible.
Religious affiliation
Date founded/constructed
Web Site

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Mazatlan's Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception was completed in 1899.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Sinaloa, Mexico

date approved: 10/19/2012

last visited: 10/15/2012

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