Monday, June 25, 2012

Maria Laach Abbey and Monastery, Germany

Benedictine Abbey located on the southwestern shore of Laacher Sea in Germany.  Founded in 1093 as a priory Laach became independent in 1127.  The abbey became a center of study in the 12th century.  The Maria Laach Abbey has been at the center of a controversy over its relations with the Nazi regime between 1933-1945. 

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