June 9, 1018 – Consecration of Worms Cathedral

Worms CathedralWorms being a city in Germany. Worms Cathedral celebrates its 1,000th birthday

Emperors, popes, Martin Luther: Worms Cathedral has been the scene of great events. The Romanesque cathedral of St. Peter, 1,000 years after the cathedral’s consecration on June 9, 1018, has shaped the city in the Rhineland-Palatinate like no other building. Tobias Schäfer, as provost in charge of the cathedral, says its jubilee has galvanized the entire city. “The people of Worms identify with their cathedral, whether they’re Catholic, Lutheran or not religious at all.”

A couple of great photos of this cathedral, and the slide show of other cathedrals as well