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Cathedral of St. Vincent de Paul

Cathedral of St. Vincent de Paul

Cathedral of St. Vincent de Paul

Cathedral of St. Vincent de Paul (Avenue Habib Bourguiba, Tunis) — this Roman Catholic cathedral was named in honor of Saint Vincent de Paul, a priest sold into slavery in Tunis, who after being freed took an interest in helping Christian slaves in the area. The church was built in 1882 in a mixture of architectural styles, including Moorish, Gothic, and Byzantine. The cathedral was most active during the years of French rule over the country. After independence, with the number of Catholics in the country dropping sharply, it is still owned and managed by the Catholic Church of Tunisia. Free admission.