Catedral de Toluca
|Dedicated||11 April 1976|
|Groundbreaking||12 May 1867|
|Division||Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Toluca|
Toluca Cathedral, formally Cathedral of Saint Joseph of Nazareth (Spanish : Catedral de San José de Nazaret) is a Roman Catholic cathedral in the city of Toluca, Mexico, named after Saint Joseph.
The cathedral's construction began in 1867, but was completed only in the second half of the twentieth century.The Neoclassical facade features the images of Saint John, Saint Thomas, Saint Peter and Saint James. There is also a relief depicting the Ascension of Jesus. Above the clock there are three female figures representing faith, charity and hope.
For the construction of the cathedral the Rosario Chapel and the Chapel of San Joseph were demolished.These buildings were located on the large plot belonging to the old Franciscan convent of Our Lady of the Assumption.
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