The Catholic Church of St. Catherine – the oldest Catholic church in the Russian Federation

The Catholic Church of St Catherine (Russian: Католическая церковь Святой Екатерины) in St. Petersburg is the oldest Catholic church in the Russian Federation, and the only church with the title of basilica (status granted on 23 July 2013).

The building has the shape of a Latin cross, with a transverse transept, topped with a large dome. The temple building is 44 meters long, 25 meters wide and 42 meters high. The temple can accommodate about two thousand people at the same time.

A monument of baroque architecture. Located at the address: Nevsky Prospekt, 32-34.

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