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Pope elevates Dominican Shrine of Our Lady of Manaoag to ‘minor basilica’

Oct. 14, 2014, 2:09 p.m. - THE  SHRINE of Our Lady of Manaoag, which is under the spiritual leadership of the Filipino Dominicans in the Archdiocese of Lingayen-Dagupan, is now a minor basilica.

In a Facebook message posted yesterday, Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines President Archbishop Socrates Villegas announced that Pope Francis had granted the title “minor basilica” to the shrine.

“The Archdiocese of Lingayen Dagupan is immensely blessed!” Villegas said on his Facebook page.