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Description:
The Roman Catholic Church dates its origins to the first century A.D. and now has many thousands of churches in nearly every country of the world. Many of them are of historic and architectural interest, but large, small, new, old, simple or ornate they are all welcome here.
Expanded Description:
The Roman Catholic Church now encompasses some 569 archdioceses and between 2014 and 2782 dioceses depending on the referrence. Whether cathedral or humble parish church, ancient or contemporary, village chapel, or towering spire, all church buildings identified as Roman Catholic places of worship are welcome.

While many Roman Catholic Church buildings may qualify for inclusion in other categories such as This Old Church, Medieval Churches, Cathedrals, or various historic categories, this is a place to include them all, many of which have no other category. Cross-listing is welcomed.

To qualify, the building must be a structure where worship services can be held. Specifically excluded are the many shrines that exist, and small wayside chapels, which have a category of their own.

Provision has been made, however, to include Roman Catholic Churches that are ruins, restored ruins not being used, or buildings that have been converted to other uses.
Instructions for Posting a Roman Catholic Churches Waymark:
NAME: The waymark name MUST follow a specific format -- Offical church name, hyphen, name of city/town and the state (for U.S.) or country. EXAMPLE: Our Lady of the Woods - Hometown, NY; St. Joseph's Cathedral - Madrid, Spain.

COORDINATES: Obtained by GPS readings on a personal visit to the site. These must be taken at a major entry to the building. Coordinates from parking or viewing spots will NOT be accepted unless it is physically impossible to approach the entrance for some reason.

PHOTOS: At least TWO photos are required -- one view showing the entire building, or as much as is practical, and one showing a sign or lettering of the church. If there is none, then some other detail of the building. Additional photos are encouraged, especially of there is architectural significance. Photos of associated shrines are also encouraged. These must all be personally taken photos and entered into the waymark's photo gallery.

NARRATIVE: Provide as much information as you can about this church building. You may cut and paste from web sites, as long as they are referrenced.

VARIABLES: These are provided as an easy way for you to communicate basic information about the church you are documenting. Because not every item applies to every possible waymark, only a few are absolutely required. It is assumed, however, that you will make a good faith effort to provide the information in the variable section. If it appears that this is not the case, the waymark may be returned to your for further information.

RESOURCES: There are a number of on-line resources to guide one in the location and classification of the vast array of Roman Catholic Churches world-wide. Here are several:

Catholic Hierarchy Catholic Dioceses Catholic Dioceses in English and Polish

NOTE: You will be required to note both the archdiocese and diocese where your waymark is located.

SPECIAL NOTE: While the details outlined in our category description, and the requirements listed in the posting instructions, cover the MINIMUM elements and standards for all waymarks in this category, each waymark will also be evaluated by a volunteer reviewer for overall quality and appropriateness. If a reviewer deems that there are deficiencies in some aspect of the waymark, the waymark may be either declined or accepted with request for changes and/or additions in either content or format.

Each waymark will be evaluated on its own merits. We will endeavor to be reasonable and flexible while maintaining the quality standards for the category. If there is a disagreement, try to work it out with the evaluating officer, or appeal to the group leader, but we reserve the right to accept or decline a waymark based on our best judgement.

LANGUAGE NOTE: We recognize waymarking as a global hobby and welcome waymarks from all countries. Because of our international scope, we also acknowledge ENGLISH as our lingua franca. English will create the highest level of accessibility globally. All waymarks must have at least a short description in ENGLISH. We encourage bilingual and multilingual waymarks, but one of the languages must be English. We have volunteer translators to help.

Relying on software or internet based translators, such as Babylon and Google Translate, may NOT yield accurate translations that are intelligible. Use these only when there is no alternative. Although we do not expect grammatical perfection, a waymark may be declined if there the English language is not understandable.

Instructions for Visiting a Waymark in this Category:
To log a visit to this waymark, you must post at least one original photo of the site, give the date and a brief description of your visit.
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Variables:
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  • Status of Building
  • Date of organization
  • Date of building construction
  • Dominant Architectural Style
  • Associated Shrines, Art, etc.
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  • Diocese
  • Address/Location
  • Relvant Web Site
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Image for Liebfrauenkirche Gelsenkirchen-Neustadt, Gelsenkirchen, Germanyview gallery

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Roman Catholic ChurchesLiebfrauenkirche Gelsenkirchen-Neustadt, Gelsenkirchen, Germany

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Liebfrauenkirche today is the church of 1400 parishioners of this part of the town.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member g300td

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 10/21/2014

last visited: never

Image for Propsteikirche St. Augustinus, Gelsenkirchen, Germanyview gallery

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Roman Catholic ChurchesPropsteikirche St. Augustinus, Gelsenkirchen, Germany

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The main catholic church in Gelsenkirchen

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member g300td

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 10/4/2014

last visited: never

Image for Heilige Familie - Gelsenkirchen-Bulmke, Germanyview gallery

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Roman Catholic ChurchesHeilige Familie - Gelsenkirchen-Bulmke, Germany

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The church in Bulmke

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member g300td

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 11/26/2014

last visited: never

Image for St. Josef (Ückendorf) - Gelsenkirchen, Germanyview gallery

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Roman Catholic ChurchesSt. Josef (Ückendorf) - Gelsenkirchen, Germany

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This church is a monument since 4/8/1987

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member g300td

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 11/25/2014

last visited: never

Image for Kath. Pfarrkirche St. Georg, Gelsenkirchen, Germanyview gallery

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Roman Catholic ChurchesKath. Pfarrkirche St. Georg, Gelsenkirchen, Germany

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St. Georg-Church is a neo-Romanesque Basilika in Gelsenkirchen and was built in 1908.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member g300td

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 10/11/2014

last visited: never

Image for St. Joseph (Gelsenkirchen-Schalke) - Gelsenkirchen, Germanyview gallery

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Roman Catholic ChurchesSt. Joseph (Gelsenkirchen-Schalke) - Gelsenkirchen, Germany

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St. Joseph is a Roman Catholic church in Gelsenkirchen-Schalke

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member g300td

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 11/30/2014

last visited: never

Image for Kath. Pfarrkirche St. Franziskus - Gelsenkirchen, Germanyview gallery

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Roman Catholic ChurchesKath. Pfarrkirche St. Franziskus - Gelsenkirchen, Germany

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This church is a monument since 8/23/1993

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member g300td

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 1/18/2015

last visited: never

Image for Heiligste Dreifaltigkeit-Kirche, Gelsenkirchen, Germanyview gallery

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Roman Catholic ChurchesHeiligste Dreifaltigkeit-Kirche, Gelsenkirchen, Germany

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This Catholic Church was built in 1926

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member g300td

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 11/8/2014

last visited: never

Image for St. Elisabeth - Gelsenkirchen-Heßler, Germanyview gallery

NWNW3.7 km

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Roman Catholic ChurchesSt. Elisabeth - Gelsenkirchen-Heßler, Germany

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This catholic church was built in 1901

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member g300td

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 11/25/2014

last visited: never

Image for St. Josepf Church, Essen-Katernberg, Germanyview gallery

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Roman Catholic ChurchesSt. Josepf Church, Essen-Katernberg, Germany

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Among other things this church was built of 2.096.000 bricks

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member g300td

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 11/10/2014

last visited: never

Image for Kath. Pfarrkirche St. Laurentius - Gelsenkirchen-Horst, Germanyview gallery

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Roman Catholic ChurchesKath. Pfarrkirche St. Laurentius - Gelsenkirchen-Horst, Germany

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This catholic church is a monument since 7/6/2004

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member g300td

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 11/24/2014

last visited: never

Image for St. Laurentius (Steele)  -  Essen, Germanyview gallery

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Roman Catholic ChurchesSt. Laurentius (Steele) - Essen, Germany

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St. Laurentius is a monument since 6/8/1989

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member g300td

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 3/9/2015

last visited: never

Image for St. Hippolytus (Horst), Gelsenkirchen, Germanyview gallery

NWNW6.9 km

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Roman Catholic ChurchesSt. Hippolytus (Horst), Gelsenkirchen, Germany

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This Roman Catholic Church is a neo-gothic building in Gelsenkirchen Horst, and it is protected as a historic monument.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member g300td

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 10/27/2014

last visited: never

Image for Catholic St. Gertrud Church - Essen, Germany, NRWview gallery

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Roman Catholic ChurchesCatholic St. Gertrud Church - Essen, Germany, NRW

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This is the catholic church 'Sankt Getrud' located at the 'Rottstraße' in Essen, Germany, Nordrhein-Westfalen.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tante.Hossi

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 10/23/2013

last visited: 10/19/2014

Image for St. Michael am Wasserturm  -  Essen, Germanyview gallery

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Roman Catholic ChurchesSt. Michael am Wasserturm - Essen, Germany

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This church was built 1954

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member g300td

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 2/25/2015

last visited: never

Image for Essener Münster (Essen Minster), Essen, Germanyview gallery

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Roman Catholic ChurchesEssener Münster (Essen Minster), Essen, Germany

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Essen Minster is noted for its treasury (Domschatz), which among other treasures contains the Golden Madonna, the oldest fully sculptural figure of Mary north of the Alps.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member g300td

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 10/13/2014

last visited: 2/17/2013

Image for St. Antonius (Herten)  -  Herten, Germanyview gallery

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Roman Catholic ChurchesSt. Antonius (Herten) - Herten, Germany

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St. Antonius church is a famous landmark in Herten

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member g300td

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 4/13/2015

last visited: never

Image for Siechenkapelle (Rüttenscheid), Essen, Germanyview gallery

SWSW10.3 km

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Roman Catholic ChurchesSiechenkapelle (Rüttenscheid), Essen, Germany

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One of the oldest cultural monuments in Essen

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member g300td

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 11/2/2014

last visited: never

Image for St. Urbanuskirche - Dortmund, Germanyview gallery

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Roman Catholic ChurchesSt. Urbanuskirche - Dortmund, Germany

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St. Urbanuskirche - Dortmund, Germany

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member luzzi-reloaded

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 5/10/2012

last visited: 5/10/2012

Image for Kirche St. Clemens - Dortmund, Germanyview gallery

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Roman Catholic ChurchesKirche St. Clemens - Dortmund, Germany

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Kirche St. Clemens - Dortmund, Germany

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location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 5/10/2012

last visited: 6/22/2012

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Roman Catholic ChurchesPetrikirche Dortmund - Germany

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Petrikirche Dortmund - Germany

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member luzzi-reloaded

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 5/7/2012

last visited: 9/17/2014

Image for St. Philippus und Jakobus - Herdecke, Dortmund, Germanyview gallery

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Roman Catholic ChurchesSt. Philippus und Jakobus - Herdecke, Dortmund, Germany

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St. Philippus und Jakobus - Herdecke, Dortmund, Germany

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member luzzi-reloaded

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 5/10/2012

last visited: 5/10/2012

Image for Pfarrkirche Herdecke - Dortmund, Germanyview gallery

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Roman Catholic ChurchesPfarrkirche Herdecke - Dortmund, Germany

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Pfarrkirche Herdecke - Dortmund, Germany

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member luzzi-reloaded

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 5/10/2012

last visited: 5/10/2012

Image for St. Viktorkirche - Schwerte, Dortmund, Germanyview gallery

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Roman Catholic ChurchesSt. Viktorkirche - Schwerte, Dortmund, Germany

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St. Viktorkirche - Schwerte, Dortmund, Germany

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member luzzi-reloaded

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 5/10/2012

last visited: 3/2/2015

Image for Herz-Jesu Kirche Hohenheide  -  Fröndenberg, Germanyview gallery

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Roman Catholic ChurchesHerz-Jesu Kirche Hohenheide - Fröndenberg, Germany

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Beautiful church in Fröndenberg/Hohenheide

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member g300td

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 3/15/2015

last visited: never

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