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Sacred Heart Church Alexandria built in 1924 in Alexandria city, Egypt. In fact, the church is a Catholic church. It visited by the Latin Catholics of Alexandria. In fact, St. Francis served as the patron saint. He was also an Italian monk and born in 1181. Furthermore, he lent his name to the many Franciscan schools found around the world. In fact, the church indeed is worthy to visit for its breathtaking religious art. Moreover, you will see icons, murals, figurines and most exquisite stained glass artwork.

When you enter the Sacred Heart Church Alexandria, you will find images from the life of the Christ. They portrayed on one side of the church’s walls. It facing images portraying the life of St. Francis on the opposite wall. St. Clara who founded the Franciscan Order for Girls also features in the glass icons of the church. There are several altars and a beautiful pulpit. In fact, they engraved with events from the life of St. Francis. Furthermore, there are swimming angels painting and a stunning painting of Jesus Christ. They connect the walls to the beautiful ceiling.  The ceiling holds more even more artistic delights.

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In fact, the mosaics at the Church designed by Gabriel Pippet and carried out by Maurice Josey . They begun in 1921 and took 12 years to complete. Eight and a half tons of quarter inch glass imported from Venice for the purpose. Pippet traveled to Ravenna and Rome to study the mosaics before completing the designs. Walter Loveridge Hodgkinson was a main benefactor of the church. The architect was Frank Barry Peacock. In fact, the church is one of the most interesting churches all over Egypt.

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