Cathedral of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, Bratislava

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Cathedral Church of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross
Katedrálny chrám Povýšenia vznešeného a životodarného kríža
Chrám na Ondrejskom cintoríne-1.jpg
Main facade of the church
Basic information
Location Old Town borough of Bratislava, Slovakia
Affiliation Greek Catholic
Country Slovakia
Year consecrated 1860
Ecclesiastical or organizational status Church
Website

English homepage
Gréckokatolícky farský úrad Bratislava

Ul. 29. augusta No. 7, 811 08, Bratislava
Architectural description
Architect(s) Ignác Feigler jr.
Architectural type Neo-renaissance with neo-gothic features
Completed 1860

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.[1]

History[edit]

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.

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Coordinates: 48°08′52″N 17°07′17″E / 48.14778°N 17.12139°E / 48.14778; 17.12139