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11-October-2014
11-October-2014

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The foundation stone of the Cathedral apse and transepts commemorates Reverend R. Dunne, the first Archbishop of Brisbane.

Robert Dunne (1830 – 1917) was the second Roman catholic bishop of Brisbane and later he became its first archbishop. On 10 May 1887 Dunne was appointed the first Roman Catholic archbishop of Brisbane, holding the office for nearly 30 years. 

Location

Address:Elizabeth Street, St. Stephen`s Cathedral, Brisbane, 4000
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.468498
Long: 153.028766
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Religion

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 3rd October, 1920
Front Inscription

This Foundation Stone Of The
Apse And Transepts To Complete
The Venerable Church Of
ST STEPHEN, PROTOMARTYR,
To The Glory Of God And In Memory Of
MOST REV. R. DUNNE D.D.
First Archbishop Of Brisbane
Was Blessed And Laid By His Successor
MOST REV. J. DUHIG D.D. 
on 3rd October, 1920.

Source: MA
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