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About the power of the saint’s healing

About the power of the saint’s healing

Dec 26,2016 , 11:57 PM IST | Hans
Situated at one of the busiest roads in the city is St Anthony’s Shrine in Mettuguda that has people of different faiths coming together in one belief - healing. It is dedicated to St Anthony, also known as the saint for lost things. Apart from the hope of healing there are other beliefs surrounding this church that has rendered it a pilgrimage spot of sorts.
An octagonal delight

An octagonal delight

Dec 24,2016 , 12:27 AM IST | Hans
The Shrine of Our Lady of Health in Khairtabad has built a reputation for itself over the years. One of the biggest octagonal churches in the country, the church houses the statue of Mother Mary as ‘Our Lady of Health’ on one side of the octagon.
The landmark basilica

The landmark basilica

Dec 22,2016 , 10:23 PM IST | Hans
Basilica of Our Lady of the Assumption, commonly known as St Mary’s Basilica, is a landmark building in the heart of Secunderabad whose history goes back to 175 years. It is said to be one among the first churches built in the city. A typical example of Indian Gothic style architecture, the church with its curved arches and pointed buttresses makes an iconic view in the area.
147 years of St Joseph’s Cathedral

147 years of St Joseph’s Cathedral

Dec 21,2016 , 01:41 AM IST | Hans
The history of the first parish of the Arch Diocese of Hyderabad, the St Joseph’s Cathedral in Gunfoundry goes back to when Fr A Tagliabue bought an extensive plot near the then Kotha Basti to build a school, church and convent. 

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