Maria Laach

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A Benedictine abbey, c.15 miles NW of Koblenz, founded in 1093. It was suppressed in 1802. The Jesuits, who had acquired the property in 1862/3, in 1892 sold it to the Benedictines of Beuron. Maria Laach became a centre of liturgical study and played an influential part in the Liturgical Movement.

Subjects: Christianity.

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