Sandavágur Church
Sandavágur Church is a distinctive red-roofed church in the town of Sandavágur in the Faroe Islands built in 1917.A memorial was erected outside the church to one of the many ships that were sunk duri...
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Church of the Faroe Islands
The Church of the Faroe Islands (Faroese Fólkakirkjan) is one of the smallest of the world's state churches. Prior to its becoming independent on 29 July 2007, it had been a diocese of the Lutheran Ch...
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Funningur Church
Funninger Church, in the village of Funningur, is one of the 10 old wooden churches in the Faroe Islands. It was inaugurated on 30 November 1847 and is for that reason the newest of the old traditiona...
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Church of Tvoroyri
Church of Tvoroyri is a national church in Tvøroyri, Faroe Islands. It was constructed in Norway as a building set, moved to Tvøroyri and then built there in 1908.
Earlier there had been another c...
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Magnus Cathedral
Magnus Cathedral is a ruined cathedral in the village of Kirkjubøur on the island of Streymoy in the Faroe Islands. It was built by Bishop Erlendur about the year 1300, but the building was never comp...
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Roman Catholicism in the Faroe Islands
The history of Roman Catholic Church in the Faroe Islands goes back to the year 999, when king Olav Tryggvason of Norway sent Sigmundur Brestisson on a mission to the islands with several priests. The...
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Sigmundur Brestisson
Sigmundur Brestisson (961 – 1005) introduced Christianity to the Faroe Islands in 999. He is one of the main characters of the Færeyinga saga.According to the Færeyinga saga, emigrants who left Norway...
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Reformation in Denmark-Norway and Holstein
The Reformation in Denmark–Norway and Holstein was the transition from Roman Catholicism to Lutheranism in the realms ruled by the Copenhagen-based House of Oldenburg in the first half of the sixteent...
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Tórshavn Cathedral
Tórshavn Cathedral (in Faroese: Havnar Kirkja, or Dómkirkjan) is the second oldest received church of the Faroe Islands, on Tinganes in the old town of Tórshavn. Painted white, and roofed with slate,...
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William Gibson Sloan
William Gibson Sloan (4 September 1838 in Dalry, North Ayrshire, Scotland – 4 September 1914 in Tórshavn, Faroe Islands), was a Plymouth Brethren evangelist to the Faroe Islands and Shetland. H...
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Porkeri Church
Porkeri Church is a church in the settlement of Porkeri in the Faroe Islands. Porkeri is situated in the island Suðuroy, which is the southernmost of the islands. It is a wooden church and it has a ro...
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Roman Catholic Diocese of Copenhagen
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Copenhagen is a diocese of the Latin Church of the Roman Catholic church named after its episcopal see, the Danish national capital, Copenhagen. It covers all Denmark (as...
Ancient Diocese of the Faroe Islands
The former Catholic Diocese of the Faroe Islands existed from the 11th century to the Protestant Reformation. The Faroe Islands are now included in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Copenhagen.
As rec...
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