via Licas News, 30 June 2023: The 403-year-old Sts. Peter and Paul Church in Makati City, Philippines, has been designated as an important cultural property by the National Museum of the Philippines.
The 403-year-old Sts. Peter and Paul Church, located in Makati City, the country’s business capital, is now among the country’s important cultural properties.
The designation was bestowed by the National Museum of the Philippines (NMP) in a ceremony on Thursday, the feast day of the church’s patron saints.
Dr. Mary Jane Louise Bolunia, NMP’s chief archaeologist, stated that the church was declared a cultural treasure for its “exceptional cultural, artistic, and historical significance to the entire country.”
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