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North America’s largest Catholic church finished: 100 years later

Monday, December 11th, 2017

North America’s largest Catholic church is now complete. The Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception¬†in Washington, DC took 100 years from the first turn of the spade until the dome was complete. After the Crypt Church was finished in 1931, construction on the Upper Church began. This halted during the Great Depression Read more