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Worms Cathedral

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The south side of Worms Cathedral

St Peter's Cathedral (German: Wormser Dom) is a church in Worms, southern Germany. It was the seat of the Catholic Bishopric (diocese) of Worms before it broke up in 1800. Today, the former cathedral is a Catholic parish church and "basilica minor". Worms Cathedral is where Martin Luther presented his theses on reforms to church authorities.[1]

Bells[change | change source]

The cathedral has three bells, all of which are housed in the southeast tower. They were cast in 1947 by Albert Junker to replace the old sound of the four bells destroyed in World War II.

References[change | change source]

  1. Kevin Wright, The Christian Travel Planner (Nashville, TN: Thomas Nelson, 2008), p. 155