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Iglesia de San Pedro Claver – Cartagena, Colombia

Iglesia de San Pedro Claver – Cartagena, Colombia

The Iglesia de San Pedro Claver is a church located in Cartagena de Indias, in Colombia. Built between 1580 and 1654, this church (and its convent) is located in the Plaza de San Pedro Claver. The church is one of several religious buildings that make up the Cloister of San Pedro Claver and archaeological museum.

At its altar lie the remains of Saint Peter Claver, who died in 1654 in Cartagena, after devoting practically all his life to evangelizing and redeeming the black slaves of New Granada.


Entrance to Iglesia de Sa Pedro Claver

Gallery – Iglesia de Sa Pedro Claver

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