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Sacred Heart Cathedral, Lahore

Sacred Heart Cathedral, Lahore was consecrated by Bishop Fabian Eestermans, Bishop of Lahore on 19 November 1907. The design of this Cathedral was made according to the Roman Byzantine style by a Belgian architect, Dr. Dubbeleere of Antwerp.

The Cathedral is the principal church of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Lahore. A special commemorative postage stamp was released on the Centenary Day of the Cathedral by the Government of Pakistan.

Pope Benedict XVI also sent a message for the jubilee of the Lahore cathedral.

Archbishop Adolfo Tito Yllana, Apostolic Nuncio to Pakistan, read out the special message from the Pope to the local congregation in Lahore.

On the occasion of centenary celebration of Cathedral the Pakistan Post Office issued a commemorative stamp to mark the event.

In 2007 Father Andrew Nisari was the Rector of the Cathedral.

Source: Wikipedia

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March 2012,

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