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St. Stephen’s Cathedral is the main religious edifice in Vienna, Austria. It is the seat of the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Vienna, who is currently Cardinal Christoph M. Schönborn, O.P. In addition, it is one of the city’s symbols, as well as the site of many important events in Austria’s national life.

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St. Stephen’s Cathedral was first built as a parish church of the Diocese of Passau in 1147 and rebuilt and enlarged over the centuries, with major new work concluding in 1511, although repair and restoration have continued from the beginning to the present day.

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(Text excerpted from Wikipedia)

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