Roman Catholic Church of Phnom Penh Panorama, Cambodia

The Main Roman Catholic Church of Phnom Penh, Cambodia, is actually a school temporarily transformed into a church until the construction of an actual church. Churches of Phnom Penh were destroyed by the Khmer Rouge and still today there is no proper Roman Catholic Church in Phnom Penh. This school was spared, it offers the possibility to accommodate a large number of people.

Although the majority of the faithful are of Vietnamese language, the bishop decided that the main office should be celebrated in Khmer language. Masses are said in other languages, in this case, the chapel that can hold a small number of people is used. This parish is dedicated to St Joseph.

The church is located about three kilometers north of the city center, near the Tonle Sap on the N5.

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