Vaduz Cathedral - Vaduz, Liechtenstein
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N 47° 08.178 E 009° 31.343
32T E 539613 N 5220443
Quick Description: The Vaduz Cathedral is a Roman Catholic church that was constructed in 1874 in the a neo-Gothic architectural style.
Location: Liechtenstein
Date Posted: 9/21/2014 1:59:37 PM
Waymark Code: WMMH75
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
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Long Description:
"Vaduz Cathedral, or Cathedral of St. Florin (German: St. Florinskirche in Vaduz or Kathedrale St. Florin), is a neo-Gothic church in Vaduz, Liechtenstein, and the center of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Vaduz. Originally a parish church, it has held the status of cathedral since 1997.

It was built in 1874 by Friedrich von Schmidt on the site of earlier medieval foundations. Its patron saint is Florinus of Remüs (Florin), a 9th-century saint of the Vinschgau Valley.

The Archdiocese of Vaduz was erected by Pope John Paul II in the apostolic constitution Ad satius consulendum 2 December 1997. Before then it had been the Liechtenstein Deanery, a part of the Swiss Diocese of Chur. The solemn public ceremony took place on 12 December 1997, in the parish church of Vaduz, which was then raised to the dignity of a cathedral.

Prince Franz Joseph II of Liechtenstein and his wife Countess Georgina von Wilczek were both buried in the cathedral in 1989. Elisabeth von Gutmann was buried there too."

--Wikipedia (visit link)
Sankt Florinsgasse 15 Vaduz, Liechtenstein 9490

Religious affiliation: Catholic

Date founded or constructed: 1874

Web site: [Web Link]

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