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This 1961 postage stamp celebrates the consecration, nine centuries earlier, of the Imperial Cathedral Basilica of the Blessed Virgin of the Assumption and Saint Stephen at Speyer — today the largest Romanesque church still standing.

This post was published on Friday, November 4th, 2016 2:20 pm. It has been categorised under Architecture Germany and been tagged under , , .
4 Nov 2016 7:06 pm

Amazing what a difference 55 years can make.
Today there would be protests in the Bundestag, maybe even riots in the streets, if a stamp celebrating a Catholic milestone were to be mooted.

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