St. Anne's Church, Augsburg

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Founded in 1321 by Carmelite monks, this fine Gothic church went on play a role in the history of the Reformation. It is notable for its fine works of art and its Luther museum.

Go Historic ID
319374
Short URL
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Names
St. Anne's Church
Categories
Address
Annastrasse
Augsburg, Germany
Coordinates
48.367811° N, 10.895176° E
Date Published
October 8, 2013
Last Updated
April 11, 2015

Timeline

  • Luther meets Cardinal Cajetan in Augsburg

    Martin Luther meets with papal legate Cardinal Cajetan at St. Anne's Church in Augsburg, Germany. Cajetan demands that Luther submit to the Pope; Luther replies that the papacy is not biblical and the Pope is the Antichrist.

  • St. Anne's Church, Augsburg, is founded by the Carmelite order.

  • Addition of the Goldsmith's Chapel.

  • Construction of the Fugger's Chapel.

  • Spire added to St. Anne's Church in Augsburg by Elias Holl.

  • St. Anne's Church in Augsburg converts to Lutheranism.

  • During the Thirty Years War, Protestants are barred from St. Anne's Church in Augsburg.

  • For a second time during the Thirty Years War, Protestants are barred from St. Anne's Church. The congregation worships in the courtyard of St. Anne's College.

  • St. Anne's Church, Augsburg, is restored and redesigned in the Baroque and Rococo styles.

  • Catholics and Protestants sign Joint Declaration on the doctrine of salvation

    Catholics and Protestants sign an important Joint Declaration on the doctrine of salvation in St. Anne's Church, Augsburg.

  • Construction of St. Anne's Church

    Construction of St. Anne's Church

Resources

  1. Official Website of St. Anne's Church Official website.