St. Mary's Cathedral, Galle
|Cathedral of St. Mary|
|Location||Galle, Sri Lanka|
|Heritage designation||Archaeological protected monument (15 April 2016)|
|Architectural style||Baroque Revival|
The Cathedral of St. Mary, Queen of the Holy Rosary, is the cathedral church of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Galle. It is a landmark in the city of Galle, Sri Lanka. The cathedral was built by the Society of Jesus at the end of the 19th century. The first bishop was the Belgian Jesuit Joseph Van Reeth.
The Cathedral is central and important to the Catholics of southern Sri Lanka in the Diocese of Galle. The church is dedicated to the Blessed Virgin Mary.
- Gazette 1963 15 April 2016, p. 14.
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