ST JEAN L'EVANGELISTE CHURCH
|The construction of St John the Evangelist's church began in 1258 in
accordance with the orders of the tribunaux de l'Inquisition and
Alphonse de Poitiers, brother to the King of France and husband of Jeanne de Toulouse the only
heir to the title Compté de Toulouse.|
Effectively the Najacois were accused
of the Cathar heresy: the construction of the church (at their cost!) constituted a punishment
to break their independance.
Above the main entrance one can see in the
façade a Roman style Christ, which came from the ancient church of St Martin.
southern Gothic style, the church is especially characterized by its external simplicity