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St. Cajetan Church in Old Goa

St. Cajetan Church, a large and beautiful church located near the ruins of the Viceregal Palace in Goa state, India. It is a church modelled on the original design of Basilica of St. Peter in Rome and is constructed in the Corinthian architectural style. The interior of the church has been embellished with a gilded altar with rich carvings of Baroque art.

The Church of St. Cajetan was originally called the Church of Our Lady of Divine Providence. The church and the Convent of St. Cajetan were built by Italian friars of the Order of Theatines. Although the church altar is dedicated to Our Lady of Divine Providence, the church is named after the founder of the Theatine order, St. Cajetan, a contemporary of St. Francis Xavier.