Famous Churches – The Cathedral Church of Resurrection, Lahore, Pakistan

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The Cathedral Church of Resurrection, Lahore, Pakistan

Records show, it was in the reign of the Emperor Akbar who granted   formal permission for the construction of a Church near the Fort in 1595. On the order of Emperor Jahangir, it closed in   1614. Ten  years  later  the  Church  was   re-opened but  in  1632  and  on  the  orders of the orders of  the  Emperor  Shah  Jehan it was demolished, even  though various missions continued to live and preach in Lahore.

Cathedral Church, Lahore

Cathedral Church, Lahore

Two  centuries  later ,  the  Church  was again established  at  Lahore  by  the  British. Today  The Cathedral Church, Lahore is the Centre of the Lahore Diocese, which was carved out of the Diocese of Calcutta, the largest Anglican Diocese in South East Asia, in 1877, which included the area up to Delhi, East Punjab, Kashmir, Afghanistan, with some responsibility for the southern states of the Arabian Gulf

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