Cathedral of St Elie and St Gregory the Illuminator

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Coordinates: 33°53′35″N 35°30′27″E / 33.89294°N 35.50758°E / 33.89294; 35.50758

St. Gregory the Illuminator – St. Elie Church, Debbas Square, downtown Beirut, Lebanon

The Cathedral of St Elie and St Gregory the Illuminator (Armenian Սուրբ Գրիգոր Լուսաւորիչ – Սուրբ Եղիա աթոռանիստ եկեղեցւոյ) is a cathedral church of the Armenian Catholic Church in Beirut, Lebanon. It is the cathedra of the Armenian Catholic Patriarchate of Cilicia.[1] The order in which the two eponymous saints - Saint Elias and Saint Gregory the Illuminator - are presented in the cathedral's name, is not fixed.

The architecture of the cathedral reflects some changes from traditional Armenian architecture, drawing artistic inspiration from Rome.[2] Construction was funded in 1928 by Pope Pius XI.[3]

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