Cathedral-Basilica of Our Lady of the Pillar

Co-cathedral and minor basilica of the Roman Catholic Church in Zaragoza, Spain

The Basilica–Cathedral of Our Lady of the Pillar (Spanish: Catedral-Basílica de Nuestra Señora del Pilar) is a Roman Catholic church in Zaragoza, Aragon, Spain. The Basilica venerates Blessed Virgin Mary, under her title of “Our Lady of the Pillar”. This church is the first church dedicated to Mary. [1]

Cathedral-Basilica of Our Lady of Pilar
Catedral-Basílica de Nuestra Señora del Pilar
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Nuestra Señora del Pilar Basilica
Religion
AffiliationCatholic
ProvinceArchdiocese of Zaragoza
RiteRoman Rite
Ecclesiastical or organizational statusMinor Basilica
Year consecrated1st or 2nd century AD
Location
LocationZaragoza, Aragon
Architecture
Architectural styleBaroque, Neo-Mudéjar
Groundbreaking1681
Completed1961

This building is one of the 12 Treasures of Spain.

ReferencesEdit

  1. "NUESTRA SEÑORA DEL PILAR (OUR LADY OF THE PILLAR)". Archived from the original on 2017-11-20. Retrieved 2014-10-06.

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