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The Roman Catholic Cathedral Church of St Mary and St Helen in the Diocese of Brentwood, Essex (UK).

Why the heritage listing of this 'radical' English cathedral might signal a change in attitude

Jul 14, 2022

By Madeleine Teahan

The first classical cathedral to be built in England since St. Paul’s Cathedral has achieved a coveted recognition that shows... Read more

Professors and students stand in front of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception at The Catholic University of America's campus, to begin building truss number six of Notre Dame Cathedral in France.

A ‘true living medieval experience’: Catholic University students replicate Notre Dame cathedral architecture

Jul 28, 2021

By Joe Bukuras

Students and professors at the Catholic University of America (CUA) are building a full-scale truss replicating that which was destroyed... Read more

Sketch of the Chapel of Our Lady of the Angels in Rancagua, Chile. Credit: Gaudí Corporation of Triana Chile. / Antonio Gaudí. Courtesy: Association for the beatification of Antoni Gaudí

New chapel in Chile to follow design of famed architect Antonio Gaudi

Mar 28, 2021

Plans by the astonishing architect Antonio Gaudi are the basis for a new chapel in Chile dedicated to Our Lady... Read more

Repair scaffolding on Notre-Dame de Paris, November 2019.

Parts of Notre-Dame plaza, crypt expected to reopen this spring

Feb 21, 2020

French officials are hopeful that parts of the plaza of Notre-Dame de Paris, as well as the church’s crypt, will... Read more

Notre-Dame de Paris.

Architect calls for Notre-Dame's roof to be rebuilt of wood

Jan 11, 2020

A leading architect in France has urged that the roof of Notre-Dame de Paris be reconstructed out of wood, for... Read more

Interior of the Sagrada Familia Basilica in Barcelona.

Beauty will save the world – Gaudi's basilica inspires conversions

Apr 30, 2015

By Elise Harris, Alan Holdren

Though the renowned Catalan architect Antoni Gaudi died nearly 90 years ago and his best-known work remains under construction, the... Read more

Bishop Kevin W. Vann blesses the newly announced architects of the Christ Cathedral renovation project on Sept. 18, 2013.

Two architecture firms chosen to transform Crystal Cathedral

Sep 19, 2013

By Carl Bunderson

Bishop Kevin W. Vann of Orange, Calif., announced the selection of two firms to collaborate in renovating the “Crystal Cathedral”... Read more