St. Joseph's Minor Basilica Church

St. Joseph's Minor Basilica Church is a Roman Catholic Church building in Elmina, in the Central Region of Ghana. Established in 1880, it was the first Roman Catholic church to have been established in Ghana.[1] It was founded by [Fathers Maru] and [Marat], the first Dutch Catholic priests to minister to the Ghanaians. Their busts are fixed on either side of the front door.

St. Joseph's Minor Basilica Church
AffiliationRoman Catholic Church
Ecclesiastical or organizational statusMinor basilica[1]
LocationElmina, Central Region, Ghana
TerritoryMetropolitan Archdiocese of Cape Coast (Cape Coast)
Completed1880 (144 years ago) (1880)[1]

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  1. ^ a b c Database (undated). "St. Joseph Basilica – Elmina, Ghana". Retrieved 7 June 2016.

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