via Manila Bulletin News, 22 February 2020: The Boac Cathedral in Marinduque province is declared an Important Cultural Property, a level below National Cultural Treasure recognition.
Diocese of Boac Bishop Marcelino Antonio Maralit led the recent signing and unveiling of the marker of the National Museum of the Philippines that officially declared the historic Boac Cathedral in Marinduque as an Important Cultural Property (ICP).
The event coincided with the centennial celebration of the establishment of Marinduque as a province which will be celebrated from Feb. 16 to 23.
An Important Cultural Property of the Philippines is a cultural property which has been singled out from among the innumerable cultural properties as possessing “exceptional cultural, artistic, and /or historical significance” to the Philippines. It is the second level of protection after the classification of National Cultural Treasures.