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St Wilfrid's

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Location type: Church
Location address: United Kingdom, York
Number of texts: 1
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St. Wilfrid’s is a Roman Catholic church located in the centre of York, England, in the shadows of York Minster. A Church dedicated to St. Wilfrid has stood in York since medieval times. Catholics call it the “Mother Church of the city of York.” It is in Gothic Revival style. The Arch over the main door has the most detailed Victorian carving in the city. The present Church was completed in 1864 and it was considered to be one of the most perfectly finished Catholic Churches in England, rich in sculptures, paintings and stained glass. From 1998, the parish priest of St. Wilfrid’s was the Very Reverend Canon Michael Ryan. In 2013, the church was entrusted to the Oratorian Fathers. with Fr. Richard Duffield as priest.

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