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10 Basilicas in Argentina

There are 43 total Basilicas in Argentina.  I’m just picking 10 to show 1) Basilica of Our Lady of the Pillar, Buenos Aires White Basílica Nuestra Señora del Pilar, the key structure of the former Franciscan convent in Recoleta, belongs among the most beautiful examples of colonial Baroque architecture in Argentina. The church was built […]

11 Basilicas in Mexico

There are a total of 27 basilicas in Mexico. 1) Cathedral Basilica of Our Lady of the Assumption – Aguascalientes City It is the main Catholic building of the city of Aguascalientes in Mexico, and one of the emblematic monuments of the city. It is located in the Plaza de la Patria. The construction of […]

10 Basilicas in Canada

There are 24 Basilicas in Canada (the USA has 82) here is just a few of the Basilicas in Canada 1) St. Dunstan’s Basilica –  Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island The Catholic Church of Charlottetown dates back to 1721 when two missionary priests came to minister to the spiritual needs of the early French settlers. A […]

10 Basilicas in the United States of America

1) Basilica of St. Lawrence – Asheville, NC The Minor Basilica of St. Lawrence the Deacon & Martyr is a minor basilica of the Roman Catholic Church in downtown Asheville, North Carolina, United States. The church was designed and built in 1905 by Spanish architect Rafael Guastavino along with his fellow architect R. S. Smith and […]