Basilica of St. Michael the Archangel (Pensacola, Florida)

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Basilica of St. Michael the Archangel
Basilica of St. Michael the Archangel (Pensacola, Florida) is located in Florida
Basilica of St. Michael the Archangel (Pensacola, Florida)
30°24′50.5224″N 87°12′57.7398″W / 30.414034000°N 87.216038833°W / 30.414034000; -87.216038833
Location 19 North Palafox St.
Pensacola, Florida
Country United States
Denomination Roman Catholic
Website www.stmichael.ptdiocese.org
History
Founded 1781
Dedication St. Michael the Archangel
Architecture
Status Minor basilica
Style Gothic Revival
Completed 1886
Administration
Diocese Diocese of Pensacola-Tallahassee
Clergy
Bishop(s) Most Rev. Gregory Parkes
Rector Very Rev. Peter A. McLaughlin

The Basilica of St. Michael the Archangel in Pensacola, Florida, United States is a minor basilica of the Catholic Church in the Diocese of Pensacola-Tallahassee. St. Michael's parish was established in 1781 and the present Gothic Revival style church building was dedicated in 1886.[1] In recognition of its historic significance the church was elevated to a basilica in 2012 by Pope Benedict XVI.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Basilica of St. Michael the Archangel". GCatholic.org. Retrieved 2013-05-28. 
  2. ^ "Basilica of St. Michael the Archangel". Basilica of St. Michael. Retrieved 2013-05-28. 

Coordinates: 30°24′51″N 87°12′58″W / 30.414034°N 87.216039°W / 30.414034; -87.216039 (Basilica of St. Michael the Archangel (Pensacola, Florida))