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Which of the following statement(s) is/are true about the St. Francis Assisi Church in Kochi?

A
Established in 1503
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Built by Francisco de Almeida
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C
Dedicated to St. Peter
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Built in European style
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Solution

The correct options are
A Established in 1503
B Built by Francisco de Almeida
D Built in European style
St. Francis Assisi Church in Kochi is one of the earliest Churches established in India in 1503 CE, under the Portuguese. In 1506, Francisco de Almeida, the Portuguese Viceroy was allowed by the Raja of Cochin to build the church. It was built in European style. The church was dedicated to St. Francis when it came under the British in the early 19th century.

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