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The Good Jesus Cathedral[1] (Portuguese: Catedral Metropolitana Bom Jesus) Also Pouso Alegre Cathedral It is a religious building of the Catholic church located in the city of Pouso Alegre,[2] in the state of Minas Gerais in Brazil.[3] It is the seat of the Archdiocese of Pouso Alegre.

In the place where the cathedral is, was built in 1802 a chapel dedicated to the Good Lord Jesus. With the rise of the city of Mandu, original nucleus of Pouso Alegre, to the status of freguesia the 6 of November 1810, was established the following year to the Parish of the Good Lord Jesus. The old chapel was demolished in 1849 and the following year began the construction of the Mother Church of the Good Lord Jesus, directed by Colonel Jos Garca Machado and finished in 1857. With the creation of the Pouso Alegre diocese in 1900, The structure was elevated to the status of cathedral.

Catedral do Bom Jesus [1] (Portugus: Catedral Metropolitana Bom Jesus) Tambm Catedral de Pouso Alegre um edifcio religioso da igreja catlica localizada na cidade de Pouso Alegre, [2] no estado de Minas Gerais no Brasil. [3 ] a sede da arquidiocese de Pouso Alegre.

No local onde fica a catedral, foi construda em 1802 uma capela dedicada ao Bom Senhor Jesus. Com a ascenso da cidade de Mandu, o ncleo original de Pouso Alegre, para o status de freguesia em 6 de novembro de 1810, foi estabelecido no ano seguinte Parquia do Bom Jesus. A antiga capela foi demolida em 1849 e, no ano seguinte, comeou a construo da Igreja Matriz do Bom Senhor Jesus, dirigida pelo coronel Jos Garca Machado e concluda em 1857. Com a criao da diocese de Pouso Alegre em 1900, a estrutura foi elevada para o status de catedral.

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