Saint-Laurent, Paris

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Église Saint-Laurent
Eglise Saint Laurent Paris Oct 2007.jpg
West facade of the church
Église Saint-Laurent is located in Paris
Église Saint-Laurent
Église Saint-Laurent
Location within Paris
48°52′29″N 2°21′30″E / 48.874849°N 2.358311°E / 48.874849; 2.358311Coordinates: 48°52′29″N 2°21′30″E / 48.874849°N 2.358311°E / 48.874849; 2.358311
Country France
Denomination Roman Catholic
History
Founded 6th century
Dedication Lawrence of Rome
Associated people Vincent de Paul
Architecture
Status Parish church
Functional status Active
Heritage designation Monument historique
Designated 2016
Administration
Archdiocese Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Paris
Laity
Organist(s) Ann Dominique Merlet
Béatrice Piertot

The Church of Saint-Laurent (French: Église Saint-Laurent) is a church in the 10th arrondissement of Paris (119, rue du Faubourg-Saint-Martin, 68, boulevard de Strasbourg or 68, boulevard de Magenta). It is built on Paris's north-south axis, linking Senlis and Orléans, as laid out by the Romans in the course of the mid 1st century BC, now marked by the rue du Faubourg-Saint-Martin, rue Saint-Martin, rue Saint-Jacques and rue du Faubourg-Saint-Jacques). It has been listed since 2016 as a monument historique by the French Ministry of Culture.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mérimée PA00086488, Ministère français de la Culture. (in French) Eglise Saint-Laurent