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Danang Cathedral

The Churches of Danang-Part One

March 23rd 2008
Churches of Danang, Part One. I am always drawn to and take photos of the Catholic Churches in Vietnam. Most of my friends there happen to be Catholics. Almost all of the families I know had migrated from the North in 1954. Most of the Churches date from that time except for the ones that were already here that was built more for the French than Vietnamese. Danang Cathedral is one of thos ... read more
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Vietnamese Flag The conquest of Vietnam by France began in 1858 and was completed by 1884. It became part of French Indochina in 1887. Independence was declared after World War II, but the French continued to rule until 1954 when they were defeated by Communist forc... ... read more
28th February 2012

Danang Catholic Church
I drove past this beautiful church twice each day for 18 months, September 1967 through March 1969. The church was not open to military personnel. Thank you for having the pictures of the interior. I have hoped to return to Danang and visit the church.

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