Our Lady of Victories Cathedral, Yaounde, Yaounde, Cameroon
Cathedral our Lady of Victory Yaounde is near the roundabout of central post office, at the beginning of Boulevard du 20 mai. Base in heart of city center Yaounde, its an architectural building with capacity of 5000 people. Cathedral our Lady of Victory Yaounde has two pylons 30 meters on each side of the facade, bells on top of each. Equally its has a mosaic behind the altar that was designed by Reverend Father Engelbert Mveng, one of the first priests in Cameroon. You can also admire very pretty stained glasses made of broken glass bricks.
Cathedral our Lady of Victory Yaounde has the honor of receiving Pope John Paul II in 1985 and 1995. Further she serves as the setting for the signing of the Post-Synodal Apostolic Exhortation “Ecclesia in Africa” on 1995. As a result, a plaque immortalizes this day at the entrance of the cathedral.
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