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St Joseph’s Church in Prospect Heights church made a Cathedral, one of Pope Benedict XVI’s final acts

co-cathedralBefore he abdicated the Papacy, Benedict XVI elevated a church in Prospect Heights to cathedral status. Last month, just three days after Benedict’s historic announcement that he was abdicating the Papacy, Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio was informed of the ,  pope’s decision of February 11th to designate the Church of St. Joseph, 856 Pacific Street, Brooklyn, a co-cathedral of the Diocese of Brooklyn. The decree was pre-dated March19th and it was announced to the parishioners on March 3rd, 2013. Continue reading St Joseph’s Church in Prospect Heights church made a Cathedral, one of Pope Benedict XVI’s final acts