St. Francis Church, Riga

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St. Francis Church
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St. Francis Church is located in Riga
St. Francis Church
St. Francis Church
56°56′39.8″N 24°8′11.99″E / 56.944389°N 24.1366639°E / 56.944389; 24.1366639Coordinates: 56°56′39.8″N 24°8′11.99″E / 56.944389°N 24.1366639°E / 56.944389; 24.1366639
Location Riga
Country Latvia
Denomination Roman Catholic
Website Website

St. Francis Church (Latvian: Svētā Franciska Romas katoļu baznīca) is a Roman Catholic church in Riga, the capital of Latvia. The church is situated at the address 16 Katoļu Street[1] in the Maskavas Forštate neighborhood. The building was consecrated in 1892 by Franciszek Albin Symon, the auxiliary bishop of Mohilev.[2]

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  1. ^ Banga, Vita; Marina Levina; et al. (2007). Rīgas dievnami: Arhitektūra un māksla. (Riga's Churches: Architecture and Art) (in Latvian, German, English, and Russian). Riga: Zinātne, Apgads Mantojums. ISBN 978-9984-823-00-3. OCLC 217266501. 
  2. ^ Broks, Jānis (2002) (in Latvian). Katolicisms Latvijā 800 Gados: 1186-1986, Vēsturisks Atskats (Catholicism in Latvia for 800 Years: 1186-1986, a Historical Retrospective), p. 258, ISBN 9984-619-40-0

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