Doors of Mercy: Philippines
the church dates from 1606 and was originally a part of the Archdiocese of Manila. The church was dedicated in honor of St. Martin of Tours and is a diocesan shrine in honor of the Holy Cross more popularly known as "Krus ng Wawa" to local devotees.
This Church was founded in the year but due to typhoons was destroyed and reconstructed. In August 27, 1974, the Immaculate Conception Church in Virac was raised into a cathedral simultaneous with the erection of the Diocese of Virac.
The Immaculate Conception Parish was erected on July 15, 1950. On August 28, 2003, when the Diocese of Cubao was established, it was liturgically proclaimed a cathedral. Thus, it is now known as The Immaculate Conception Cathedral of Cubao.