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Church of St. Catherine - Lutheran temple of the era The Middle Ages, located near the east coast of the Aurajoki River, in Nummi district of Turku. The temple is one of the monuments of cultural heritage of Finland.
The first mention of this church dates back to the beginning of the XIV century in connection with the elevation to the rank of bishop of Pastor Jaakob, rector of the church in Nummi. Then the church was named in honor of St. Catherine of Alexandria and assigned to the parish of the city of Kaarina. In the winter of 1351, the church was opened by Bishop Hemming of Turku and Bishop Vaxjo Tuomas.
In 1991, as a result of the reorganization of church administration the church of St. Catherine was unregistered from the parish of the city of Kaarina and annexed to the Lutheran parish of the city of Turku.
The church was decorated in 2000 with a magnificent altarpiece stained glass by renowned Finnish artist and stained glass master Hannu Conola.
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Topic: Church of St. Catherine in Finland, Turku resort.