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St. Augustine Cathedral, Tucson, Arizona

The Cathedral of Saint Augustine (also called Saint Augustine Cathedral) is the mother church of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Tucson. It is located in Tucson, Arizona.


The cathedral features an elaborate cast stone façade with the coat of arms of Pope Pius XI, who was the pope at the time of the building's construction. Various indigenous desert plants are featured in the stone designs, such as yucca and saguaro blossoms, as well as a representation of the Mission San Xavier del Bac.

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Taken on April 11, 2009