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Ermita, Manila, Philippines — National Capital Region
 

Cosmopolitan Church

 
 
Cosmopolitan Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By I.G.V.Atajar, January 1, 2003
1. Cosmopolitan Church Marker
Inscription.
In Tagalog:
Itinatag bilang Cosmopoilta Student Church sa ilalim ng Pihlippine Methodist Church, Marso 1933. Itinalaga sa pook na ito, 1936. Kanlungan at sentro ng gawain ng mga kasapi ng simbahang lihim na kabilang sa kilusang gerilya, 1942-1944. Inokupahan ng mga hapon, Setyembre 1944. Muling ipinatayo matapos masunong noong Labanan ng Maynila, 1945. Isa sa mga simbahang nagtatag ng United Church of Christ in the Philippines (UCCP), 1948. Inialay ang bagong santuaryo, 14 Disyembre 1956. Pinagdausan ng "Wednesday Forum" para sa talakayang pangdemokrasya, 1973 at ng "Executive Session" ng 22 Senador ng Filipinas, 28 Agosto 1987.

Translated, the marker reads:
Built as Cosmopolitan Student Church under the Philippine Methodist Church, March 1933. Erected on this site, 1936. Birthplace and center of activities for underground movements and guerrillas, 1942-1944. Occupied by the Japanese, September 1944. Reconstructed after it was destroyed by fire during the Battle for Manila, 1945. One of the churches that started the United Church of Christ in the Philippines (UCCP), 1948. New sanctuary opened in December 14, 1956. Event of “Wednesday Forum” for the discussion of Democracy, 1973 and the “Executive Session” of 22 Senators of the Philippines, August 28, 1987.
 
Erected
Cosmopolitan Church image. Click for full size.
By I.G.V.Atajar, January 1, 2003
2. Cosmopolitan Church
2005 by National Historical Institute.
 
Location. 14° 34.689′ N, 120° 59.24′ E. Marker is in Ermita, Manila. Marker can be reached from Taft Avenue. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ermita, Manila 02 524, Philippines.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Philippine General Hospital (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Associacion Feminista Filipina (approx. 0.2 kilometers away); Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of the Philippines (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Central United Methodist Church (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); Plaza Olivia Salamanca (approx. 0.7 kilometers away); Ang Simbahan ng Nuestra Seņora de Guia (approx. 0.8 kilometers away); Church of San Vicente de Paul (approx. 0.8 kilometers away); Sa mga Bayani ng Lungsod ng Maynila (approx. 1.2 kilometers away). Click for a list of all markers in Ermita.
 
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