Posts Tagged ‘Big churches’

Where is the world’s biggest Christian church?

Thursday, February 13th, 2020

After it was completed in 1989, the Basilica of Our Lady of Peace in the West African country of Ivory Coast pushed St Peter’s Basilica in Rome’s Vatican City into second place. The Basilica of Our Lady of Peace has an internal space of 30,000 square metres, almost twice the size of St Peter’s, and Read more

Why the vast church buildings in Pacific countries?

Friday, November 13th, 2015

The Archbishop of Suva Peter Loy Chong says Pacific Island countries are known for their vast church buildings. “Throughout the Pacific, we see churches and in Samoa, they can have two in one village, so it shows something and that is the hunger for God in probably third world countries,” he said. “It also shows Read more