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The head church of Philadelphia's Catholic Archdiocese is on the National Registrar of Historic Places. Pope John Paul II celebrated Mass here in 1979.
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18th Street and Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19103-1204
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This is a beautiful church building. Well maintained and very classical. If you are interested in church interiors, you must visit this one. If you are Catholic (or curious) the community is very welcoming. Stop by for Mass or for any service and I am sure you will be
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Cavernous and ornate basilica, lots of attention to detail, impressive organ pipes in back. Very quiet, good for a few minutes of contemplation during the busy day.
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My wife and I attended Sunday mass here. We were amazed at its beauty and elegance. It has quite a history and two popes celebrated mass here. Well-worth a visit even if not religious.
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Gorgeous church--deserving of a visit for its architecture alone & a nice place for a classical concert.
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Beautiful church with amazing decor, paintings, statues. The ceiling alone was amazing. Stations of the cross were unique
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