Casablanca Cathedral

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Eglise Sacré-Cœur de Casablanca

Casablanca Cathedral (French: Eglise Sacré-Cœur de Casablanca), or Church of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, is a former Roman Catholic church located in Casablanca, Morocco. It was built in 1930. The cathedral ceased its religious function in 1956, after the independence of Morocco, and became a cultural centre which is open to visitors.[1]

The Old Cathedral

The church was designed by French architect Paul Tournon, using the Neo-Gothic style.[1] It is commonly referred to as a cathedral although in reality it has never technically been one as it was never the seat of a bishop.

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  1. ^ a b "Casablanca Cathedral - Casablanca, Morocco". Retrieved 31 August 2016. 

Coordinates: 33°35′28″N 7°37′28″W / 33.59111°N 7.62444°W / 33.59111; -7.62444