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Date: 18th-21st century. The construction of the new Cathedral did not begin until 1988. On October 7th, 2001, the Church was dedicated to our Lady Queen.

Description: Is the largest and most important of all the religious buildings of the city. Designed to be Bishop of the Church, which takes the helm, celebrate the Eucharist and chairs for major Diocesan events.

Building boasts modern architectural reference is to ancient churches of Santa Maria and the Cathedral towers project has been designed by the architect Vassalo Rosa, who in 1964 won the contest sponsored by the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation. Only on December 30, 1988 did the work start and on the 7th of October, 2001 was devoted to our Lady Queen. The need to build a cathedral dating from 27th September, 1780, when Pope Pius VI asks the reunification of the two dioceses of Bragança and Miranda, a single, instituted in Bragança. It was consecrated by Bishop Antonio Rafael.

State of conservation: very good.

Source: Património dos Concelhos da Terra Fria Concelho de Bragança VOLUME I

Av. Eng. Amaro da Costa, Bragança
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