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Metropolitan Cathedral, Liverpool - 20120822 - 24

Lit candles in one of the chapels located along the perimeter of the main circular open space


The Grade II* listed Roman Catholic Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King is one of two cathedrals in Liverpool, the other being the Anglican cathedral, located about half a mile away at the other end of Hope Street.


There had been a number of different plans, dating back to the mid 19th century, for a Roman Catholic cathedral in the city, but none was ever completed. In 1930, a nine-acre site at Brownlow Hill, occupied from 1771 until 1928 by a... [more...]

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Taken on August 22, 2012