The Bastion of Early Catholicism in Penang Restored

By Andrea Filmer

November 2017 FEATURE
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As renovation works on the 156-year-old Church of the Assumption near completion, Penang Monthly takes a look at the journey the church has undergone to reclaim its past glory.Like a lot of good stories, this one began in an unexpected place: the storeroom. It was March and the restoration of the Church of the Assumption was in full swing. Project architect Edmond Khoo found himself poking around the old storeroom of the church after having just tackled one of the...

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Andrea Filmer

is a freelance journalist who has lived in the US and Australia but, for reasons unknown to herself, finds it impossible to call anywhere but Penang home.


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