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Photo by Dustin Livesay | published: February 13, 2012

Youngstown Diocese Bishop George V. Murry speaks to parishioners of Our Lady of Hungary Church during its final Mass on Sunday. Construction began on the church in 1929 and was not fully completed until 1949. The church served as a communal gathering place for the city’s Hungarian immigrants, who flocked to Youngstown to work in the city’s steel mills. Declining population hastened its closing and merger with two other Roman Catholic churches in Youngstown.



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