Bird's eye view on Antwerp, woodcut by Virgilius Bononiensis, 1565 - detail with the cathedral

The cathedral,

The Our Lady’s Cathedral of Antwerp

a revelation

Rudi Mannaerts

Toerismepastoraal Antwerpen

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Rudi MANNAERTS, De Kathedraal, De Onze-Lieve-Vrouwekathedraal van Antwerpen, een openbaring was edited by vzw Maria-Elisabeth Belpaire and Toerismepastoraal Antwerpen, with the support of the Willy Hendrickx foundation. This book (in Dutch) was edited in Antwerp on June the 21st 2016.

Rudi Mannaerts studied art history at the Louvain university and was ordained as priest for the bishopric of Antwerp in 1989. Being responsible for Tourism Pastoral in Antwerp, he takes care of revealing the Antwerp churches. He oversees the training of the guides and has various publications on church art on his behalf. He is also a teacher of religion in secondary education (St. Lievenscollege) and pastor of the Saint Andrew parish.


Coordination Lisbet Lenaers
Text redaction Fred Vanderpoorten, Jorge Vanstreels
Translation Fred Vanderpoorten
Layout For the book: Frederik Hulstaert, Antwerpen
For the website: Marc Dehaese
Pictures For the book: Stefan Dewickere, Edegem, unless otherwise stated
For the website: Jan Vanes (JV), Uli Alexander (UA), Wim Strecker (WS) en Marc Dehaese (MD), unless otherwise stated
Printing Albe De Coker, Hoboken
Illustrations Katrijn Mannaerts (drawings)
Documentatiecentrum Toerismepastoraal Antwerpen
Thanks to Ulrich Alexander, Chris Deen, Patricia Hernaltsteen, Hannes Hulstaert, Ines Maes, Katrijn Mannaerts, Peter Stremes, Jan Vanes, Alfons Van den Wyngaert, Mimi Van der Velden, Kerkfabriek en personeel Onze-Lieve-Vrouwekathedraal Antwerpen
ISBN 9789080645172
Legal deposit D/2016/9326/1


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