Saint-Lizier Cathedral

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St. Lizier's Cathedral in Saint-Lizier

Saint-Lizier Cathedral can refer to either of the two former co-cathedrals of the town of Saint-Lizier in France, Notre-Dame Cathedral (Cathédrale Notre-Dame-de-la-Sède de Saint-Lizier) and St. Lizier's Cathedral (Cathédrale Saint-Lizier de Saint-Lizier), dedicated to Saint Lycerius (French: Saint Lizier), an early bishop of Couserans, after whom the town itself is also named.

The town of Saint-Lizier, although now severely depopulated, was formerly the seat of the Bishop of Couserans, due to an historical dispute between the town of Couserans and the bishops, which caused them to settle in Saint-Lizier instead. The diocese was abolished under the Concordat of 1801.

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Coordinates: 43°0′6″N 1°8′15″E / 43.00167°N 1.13750°E / 43.00167; 1.13750