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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 home, an … 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 astonished that … 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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