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Roman Catholic Churches
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Description:
The Roman Catholic Church dates its origins to the first century A.D. and now has many thousands of churches in nearly every country of the world. Many of them are of historic and architectural interest, but large, small, new, old, simple or ornate they are all welcome here.
Expanded Description:
The Roman Catholic Church now encompasses some 569 archdioceses and between 2014 and 2782 dioceses depending on the referrence. Whether cathedral or humble parish church, ancient or contemporary, village chapel, or towering spire, all church buildings identified as Roman Catholic places of worship are welcome.

While many Roman Catholic Church buildings may qualify for inclusion in other categories such as This Old Church, Medieval Churches, Cathedrals, or various historic categories, this is a place to include them all, many of which have no other category. Cross-listing is welcomed.

To qualify, the building must be a structure where worship services can be held. Specifically excluded are the many shrines that exist, and small wayside chapels, which have a category of their own.

Provision has been made, however, to include Roman Catholic Churches that are ruins, restored ruins not being used, or buildings that have been converted to other uses.
Instructions for Posting a Roman Catholic Churches Waymark:
NAME: The waymark name MUST follow a specific format -- Offical church name, hyphen, name of city/town and the state (for U.S.) or country. EXAMPLE: Our Lady of the Woods - Hometown, NY; St. Joseph's Cathedral - Madrid, Spain.

COORDINATES: Obtained by GPS readings on a personal visit to the site. These must be taken at a major entry to the building. Coordinates from parking or viewing spots will NOT be accepted unless it is physically impossible to approach the entrance for some reason.

PHOTOS: At least TWO photos are required -- one view showing the entire building, or as much as is practical, and one showing a sign or lettering of the church. If there is none, then some other detail of the building. Additional photos are encouraged, especially of there is architectural significance. Photos of associated shrines are also encouraged. These must all be personally taken photos and entered into the waymark's photo gallery.

NARRATIVE: Provide as much information as you can about this church building. You may cut and paste from web sites, as long as they are referrenced.

VARIABLES: These are provided as an easy way for you to communicate basic information about the church you are documenting. Because not every item applies to every possible waymark, only a few are absolutely required. It is assumed, however, that you will make a good faith effort to provide the information in the variable section. If it appears that this is not the case, the waymark may be returned to your for further information.

RESOURCES: There are a number of on-line resources to guide one in the location and classification of the vast array of Roman Catholic Churches world-wide. Here are several:

Catholic Hierarchy Catholic Dioceses Catholic Dioceses in English and Polish

NOTE: You will be required to note both the archdiocese and diocese where your waymark is located.

SPECIAL NOTE: While the details outlined in our category description, and the requirements listed in the posting instructions, cover the MINIMUM elements and standards for all waymarks in this category, each waymark will also be evaluated by a volunteer reviewer for overall quality and appropriateness. If a reviewer deems that there are deficiencies in some aspect of the waymark, the waymark may be either declined or accepted with request for changes and/or additions in either content or format.

Each waymark will be evaluated on its own merits. We will endeavor to be reasonable and flexible while maintaining the quality standards for the category. If there is a disagreement, try to work it out with the evaluating officer, or appeal to the group leader, but we reserve the right to accept or decline a waymark based on our best judgement.

LANGUAGE NOTE: We recognize waymarking as a global hobby and welcome waymarks from all countries. Because of our international scope, we also acknowledge ENGLISH as our lingua franca. English will create the highest level of accessibility globally. All waymarks must have at least a short description in ENGLISH. We encourage bilingual and multilingual waymarks, but one of the languages must be English. We have volunteer translators to help.

Relying on software or internet based translators, such as Babylon and Google Translate, may NOT yield accurate translations that are intelligible. Use these only when there is no alternative. Although we do not expect grammatical perfection, a waymark may be declined if there the English language is not understandable.

Instructions for Visiting a Waymark in this Category:
To log a visit to this waymark, you must post at least one original photo of the site, give the date and a brief description of your visit.
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Variables:
  • Type of Church
  • Status of Building
  • Date of organization
  • Date of building construction
  • Dominant Architectural Style
  • Associated Shrines, Art, etc.
  • Archdiocese
  • Diocese
  • Address/Location
  • Relvant Web Site
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Roman Catholic ChurchesIgreja da Familia Sagrada - Sao Caetano do Sul, Brazil

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The main church in Sao Caetano do Sul.

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location: Brazil

date approved: 10/11/2007

last visited: 10/11/2007

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Roman Catholic ChurchesParoquia Imaculada Conceicao - Sao Paulo, Brazil

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Catholic church located in Ipiranga in Sao Paulo.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: Brazil

date approved: 4/29/2008

last visited: 4/30/2008

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NWNW5 km

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Roman Catholic ChurchesParóquia N. Senhora Aparecida - Sao Paulo, Brazil

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Catholic church in the Ipiranga neighborhood of Sao Paulo.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: Brazil

date approved: 9/25/2007

last visited: 9/27/2007

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WW6 km

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Roman Catholic ChurchesParoquia Santa Teresinha - Sao Paulo, Brazil

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Church in Sao Paulo, part of the Roman Catholic archdiocese.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: Brazil

date approved: 7/8/2008

last visited: 7/8/2008

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SESE6.6 km

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Roman Catholic ChurchesCatedral Diocesana Nossa Senhora do Carmo - Santo Andre, Brazil

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The cathedral was built in the early 1920 in Santo Andre. It's located in the Praca de Carmo.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: Brazil

date approved: 6/9/2007

last visited: 8/12/2007

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WW6.8 km

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Roman Catholic ChurchesNossa Senhora Da Saude - Sao Paulo, Brazil

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Church by Metro Santa Cruz. The outside decor is elaborate. Inside there is some nice panels of stained glass.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: Brazil

date approved: 9/21/2007

last visited: 4/26/2008

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NN7.7 km

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Roman Catholic ChurchesParoquia Nossa Senhora da Conceicao - Sao Paulo, Brazil

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Church in the Tatuape region of Sao Paulo.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: Brazil

date approved: 1/28/2008

last visited: 1/29/2008

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Roman Catholic ChurchesParoquia Sao Miguel Arcanjo - Sao Paulo, Brazil

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Church in the Mooca district in Sao Paulo.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: Brazil

date approved: 1/28/2008

last visited: 1/29/2008

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Roman Catholic Churches Igreja de Nossa Senhora da Glória - Sao Paulo, Brazil

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Old church in the Cambuci neighborhood of Sao Paulo.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: Brazil

date approved: 1/12/2008

last visited: 1/12/2008

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WW8 km

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Roman Catholic ChurchesParoquia Sao Francisco de Assis - Sao Paulo, Brazil

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Church in the Vila Mariana neighborhood of Sao Paulo.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: Brazil

date approved: 1/22/2008

last visited: 1/22/2008

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Roman Catholic ChurchesParóquia Nossa Senhora Aparecida dos Ferroviários - Sao Paulo, Brazil

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Church in the Bras neighborhood of Sao Paulo.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: Brazil

date approved: 12/2/2007

last visited: 4/15/2008

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NWNW8.5 km

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Roman Catholic ChurchesParoquia Santo Agostinho - Sao Paulo, Brazil

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Church in Sao Paulo, on the Morro Vermelho.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: Brazil

date approved: 5/5/2008

last visited: 5/5/2008

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Roman Catholic ChurchesParoquia do Santissimo Sacramento - Sao Paulo, Brazil

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Church in the Paraiso neighborhood in Sao Paulo.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: Brazil

date approved: 7/21/2007

last visited: 8/12/2007

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WW9.2 km

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Roman Catholic ChurchesParoquia Nossa Senhora da Aparecida - Sao Paulo, Brazil

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The church dates back to 1933. The interior has an elaborate alter, with stained glass on the side.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: Brazil

date approved: 8/22/2007

last visited: 8/22/2007

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Roman Catholic ChurchesIgreja da Ordem Terceira do Carmo - Sao Paulo, Brazil

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Old church in downtown Sao Paulo.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: Brazil

date approved: 6/6/2007

last visited: 8/12/2007

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NWNW9.5 km

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Roman Catholic ChurchesIgreja Imaculada Conceicao - Sao Paulo

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Roman catholic church on Av. Brigadeiro Luis Antonio. Has a beautiful interior.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: Brazil

date approved: 8/1/2007

last visited: 8/12/2007

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Roman Catholic ChurchesParóquia São Gonçalo - Sao Paulo, Brazil

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Church in downtown Sao Paulo. A few feet from the city's cathedral.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: Brazil

date approved: 11/14/2007

last visited: 11/15/2007

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NWNW9.5 km

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Roman Catholic ChurchesCatedral da Sé de São Paulo - Sao Paulo, Brazil

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Sao Paulo's cathedral in the Praca de Se.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: Brazil

date approved: 6/6/2007

last visited: 10/26/2014

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NWNW9.7 km

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Roman Catholic ChurchesIgreja do Beato José de Anchieta - Sao Paulo, Brazil

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Church on the grounds of the founding site of Sao Paulo.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: Brazil

date approved: 8/13/2007

last visited: 4/7/2008

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NWNW9.8 km

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Roman Catholic ChurchesParoquia Sao Francisco de Assis - Sao Paulo, Brazil

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Church in downtown Sao Paulo, recently went throught a facelift.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: São Paulo, Brazil

date approved: 4/29/2008

last visited: 4/30/2008

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NWNW9.8 km

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Roman Catholic ChurchesParoquia Nossa Senhora de Achiropita - Sao Paulo, Brazil

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Church in the Italian neighborhood of Bixiga.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: Brazil

date approved: 1/22/2008

last visited: 1/22/2008

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Roman Catholic ChurchesIgreja de Santo Antonio - Sao Paulo, Brazil

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Old church in Praca de Patriarca in Sao Paulo.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: São Paulo, Brazil

date approved: 11/4/2007

last visited: 11/5/2007

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WW10.1 km

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Roman Catholic ChurchesParóquia de São Gabriel Arcanjo - Sao Paulo, Brazil

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Church named after Saint Gabriel. Located in the Itaim neighborhood.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: Brazil

date approved: 7/11/2007

last visited: 8/12/2007

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Roman Catholic ChurchesParóquia Assunção de Nossa Senhora - Sao Paulo, Brazil

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A church on the grounds of a catholic school in Sao Paulo.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: Brazil

date approved: 6/16/2007

last visited: 8/12/2007

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Roman Catholic ChurchesNossa Senhora da Conceição de Santa Ifigênia - Sao Paulo, Brazil

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Church in the center of Sao Paulo.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: Brazil

date approved: 11/6/2007

last visited: 11/6/2007

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