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Molo Church


Molo, Iloilo
The original church of Molo was built of tabique with a tile roof. Fr. Jose Ma. Sichon replaced it with a temporary church made of nipa in 1863. In 1866 plans were presented for approval. Bp. Mariano Cuartero approved construction in 1869. The church architecture is Gothic-Renaissance. It was offered to honor Sta. Ana, its patron saint. It is known as a Women's Church because of the presence of 16 images of female saints. It is said Dr. Jose Rizal passed by the church to pray and view its collection of biblical paintings. Molo church was made as an evacuation center for the civilians during WWII.



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