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Crystal (Catholic) Cathedral renamed St. ….

Pane by pane. I saw this in the LA Times: On the plaza of the future Christ Cathedral, 3,000 chairs and 7,000 water bottles awaited the faithful. On Saturday, before Mass welcomed families from St. Callistus Church to their new … Continue reading

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Isn’t Croatia famous for Crystal?

I was struck by a couple of stories on CNA, about the ownership of churches. First, there is a fight over a monastery in Croatia. Vatican City, Aug 11, 2011 / 11:54 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Vatican says it is … Continue reading

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Crystal cathedral to Catholic cathedral?

I harbor doubts about a trend I have seen in some church architecture.  Am I wrong, or has there been an uptick in the use of Eastern or Byzantine elements in the design or the redecoration of Latin Church churches?   … Continue reading

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