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Cathedral of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, Bratislava

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Affiliation  Greek Catholic
Completed  1860
Year consecrated  1860
Architect(s)  Ignác Feigler jr.
Opened  1860
Ecclesiastical or organizational status  Church
Cathedral of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, Bratislava
Location  Old Town borough of Bratislava, Slovakia
Website  English homepage Gréckokatolícky farský úrad Bratislava Ul. 29. augusta No. 7, 811 08, Bratislava
Architectural type  Neo-renaissance with neo-gothic features
Similar  Kalvínsky kostol, Evangelical Church - Dúbravka, Cathedral of the Nativity of, Church of the Holy Spirit - Bra, Church of the Virgin Mary - Vra

The Church of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross (Slovak: Chrám Povýšenia vznešeného a životodarného kríža) is a cathedral in Bratislava, Slovakia. It was built in the year 1860 at the edge of St. Andrew's cemetery (Ondrejský cintorín). Since 1972, the church belongs to Greek Catholic Church. It is the cathedral church of the Eparchy of Bratislava since 2008.

History

The founding stone was laid on May 13, 1859. The church was consecrated by Archbishop of Esztergom, cardinal Johannes Scitovszky (Slovak: Ján Scitovský) on September 14, 1860.

Today, liturgy is both in Slovak language and Old Church Slavonic.

References

Cathedral of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, Bratislava Wikipedia


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