Saints Peter & Paul Cathedral

Church in North Beach & Chinatown

Wedding-cake cravings are inspired by this white, triple-decker 1924 cathedral. The church holds Catholic masses in Italian, Chinese, Latin and English and pulls triple wedding shifts on Saturday – Joe DiMaggio and Marilyn Monroe took wedding photos here, but, since they were both divorced, they weren't permitted to marry in the church (they got hitched at City Hall). The mosaic Dante quote over the entryway echoes Beat poets and Beatles: 'The glory of Him who moves all things/Penetrates and glows throughout the universe.'

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