• Quezon City

    Lourdes Church: QC’s Other Transferee Church

    The Urban Roamer has talked about a few times about Intramuros’ past grandeur as the city’s, and the country’s, spiritual center. The “Vatican of the East” if you may, thanks in part to the dominating presence of eight Catholic churches in the Walled City. But as we all know, World War II changed drastically the landscape of this part of the city. And as far as those churches go, only one managed to remain largely intact: the San Agustin Church. Two of the churches were eventually rebuilt on their original sites, with one of those two only rebuilt just recently after decades in idle development. Two others were also rebuilt…

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