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Netherlands - St. Matthias Church, Maastricht
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St. Matthias Church is a Roman Catholic church situated on historic Boschstraat Street. The church is named after the apostle Matthias and is one of the city’s four large Catholic parishes. It was constructed between the 14th and 16th centuries and was built using local stone. It was designed in the Gothic style and has a three-aisle nave, a tower and a choir vestry. The church houses a statue of Mary Magdalene by Jan van Steffeswert, a 15th-century Pieta, a Louis XIV pulpit, an 18th-century baptismal font and a Bivignat organ from 1809. There are also stained-glass windows created by Charles Eyck.

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