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Sacré-Coeur in Paris is a basilica minor

Basilica minor is a title given to important church buildings of the Roman Catholic Church. Popes have given the title to churches since the 18th century. Many churches that are important for pilgrimage are basilicae minores. The name is in contrast to the four basilicae majores in or around Rome.

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