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02-December-2015
02-December-2015
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The cross commemorates the Millennium of Christianity in Ukraine 988 -1988.

In 1988, Ukrainians throughout the world celebrated the Millennium of Christianity in Ukraine, the 1,000th anniversary of a Christian heritage whose roots date back to 988 with the baptism of the people of Kievan Rus' on the banks of the Dnieper River by Prince Volodymyr the Great.

 

Location

Address:Sherwood & Ferguson Streets, Ukrainian Catholic War Memorial Church of St John the Baptist, Maylands, 6051
State:WA
Area:Foreign
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -31.929481
Long: 115.901933
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Cross
Monument Theme:Culture
Sub-Theme:Religion
Approx. Event Start Date:988
Approx. Event End Date:1988

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1988
Front Inscription

988 - 1988

To Commemorate
The Millennium
Of Christianity
In Ukraine
And In Honour
Of Fighters
For Her Freedom
And Glory

 

Source: MA
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