The Cathedral of the Blessed Virgin Mary of Fatima is a prominent Catholic landmark nestled in Karaganda, Kazakhstan. This majestic church holds the distinguished position of serving as the cathedral for the Diocese of Karaganda, under the leadership of Bishop Adelio Del’Oro.
It stands as the largest Catholic cathedral in all of Kazakhstan, a testament to the thriving Catholic community in the region. The cathedral’s architectural inspiration is drawn from the renowned Cologne Cathedral in Germany, exemplifying its grandeur and magnificence.
The visionary design for this religious edifice was brought to life by the talented German architect Karl-Maria Ruf, making it a notable cultural and spiritual center in the heart of Karaganda.