Co-Cathedral of St. Anthony of Padua, Békéscsaba

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Co-Cathedral of St. Anthony of Padua
Páduai Szent Antal-társszékesegyház
Békéscsaba kat templom.JPG
LocationBékéscsaba
Country Hungary
DenominationRoman Catholic Church

The Co-Cathedral of St. Anthony of Padua [1] (Hungarian: Páduai Szent Antal-társszékesegyház) also called Békéscsaba Cathedral is the name given to a religious building located in the city of Békéscsaba, in the European country of Hungary,[2] which was built in 1910 with a neo-Gothic style.

The temple follows the Roman or Latin rite and since 2010 serves as the Co-Cathedral or alternate cathedral of the Diocese of Szeged-Csanád. It is the second largest church in the city after a Protestant church. Its tower reaches 61 meters high.

It is under the pastoral responsibility of the bishop László Kiss-Rigó. It was dedicated to St. Anthony of Lisbon was a priest of the Franciscan Order, Portuguese preacher and theologian, venerated as a saint and Doctor of the Church by Catholicism.

See also[edit]

view of the temple in winter

References[edit]

  1. ^ Co-Cathedral of St. Anthony of Padua in Békéscsaba
  2. ^ "Az első ferences titulusú székesegyház". magyarkurir.hu. Retrieved 2016-08-29.

Coordinates: 46°40′53″N 21°05′54″E / 46.6813°N 21.0982°E / 46.6813; 21.0982