|Denomination||Church of Norway|
|Former name(s)||Fredrikstad Vestre Church|
|Architect(s)||Ferdinand Waldemar Lühr|
|Diocese||Diocese of Borg|
It was designed by architect Ferdinand Waldemar Lühr to be a parish church. It was built between 1879 and 1880 in the Gothic Revival style of brick, with a longitudinal plan in the form of a Latin cross. It has a single tower of 72 m in height at the western end, which is part of the main facade. It was consecrated on 13 October 1880, when it was known as Fredrikstad Vestre kirke (Western Fredrikstad Church).
The church was restored in 1954, was elevated to cathedral status in 1969, when it created the new Diocese of Borg, based in Fredrikstad.