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The Catholic Church in 1961

In the first Roman Catholic ordination in Finland since the Middle Ages, Martti Voutilainen (prostrate) was ordained a priest in St. Mary's Church in Helsinki on September 3, 1961. With only 2,100 Roman Catholics, Finland has no Catholic seminaries.

ordination of Martti Voutilainen

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In the Year 1961

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