Is there a cathedral in Chihuahua Mexico?Is there a cathedral in Chihuahua Mexico?
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What is the Archdiocese of Chihuahua?What is the Archdiocese of Chihuahua?
Chihuahua was elevated to the status of an archdiocese on 22 November 1958 and now is the metropolitan archdiocese for five suffragan dioceses in the state of Chihuahua. In 1910, with the commemoration of the Century of the Independence of Mexico, the cathedral was decorated with lights.
What's on display at the National Cathedral of Mexico City?What's on display at the National Cathedral of Mexico City?
The throne that the Pope used during his 1990 Mass in Chihuahua and the large and ornate former archbishops cathedra and canopy are on display, as are contemporary paintings of the cathedral and several life-sized statues of the saints, some of which are two centuries old.
What is the history of the National Cemetery of Chihuahua?What is the history of the National Cemetery of Chihuahua?
The first stone was placed on 21 June 1725 by the Bishop of Nueva Vizcaya in Durango, Don Benito Crespo y Monroy (in those times, Chihuahua depended religiously upon, and was a part of, the Diocese of Durango .)