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Cathedral marks 150th anniversary


The cathedral still has a large group of worshippers

A special mass has been held to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Plymouth's Roman Catholic cathedral.

Hundreds of worshippers from across the South West attended the service.

The Pope's representative to Britain, Archbishop Faustino Sainz Munoz, and Archbishop of Westminster Cardinal Cormac Murphy O'Connor also attended.

Although the Diocese of Plymouth was established in 1850, the Cathedral Church of St Mary and St Boniface was not built until 1858.

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