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According to the legend, St Piat, a missionary who came from the Benevent (Napoli - Italy) at the end of the 3d century, has converted about 30000 persons in the Tournai area.
He has been a victim of the roman emperor Diocletien repression against Christians : he died nailed and beheaded!
The first basilica dedicated to St Piat has been built in the 6th century but the actual church is from the 12th century.
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