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Sagrada Familia.

Construction of Marian tower on Sagrada Familia begins

Work began Tuesday on the completion of the spire atop the Virgin Mary’s tower of Sagrada Familia in Barcelona, and... Read more

Sagrada Família Basilica in Barcelona. Credit: Jacques van Niekerk via Flickr (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0). Other pics: YouTube screengrabs.

Sagrada Familia unveils ambitious building goal for 2021

The construction team at the Sagrada Família Basilica in Barcelona has announced an ambitious building goal for 2021.  Read more

A rainbow over Sagrada Família in Barcelona, February 10, 2016.

Sagrada Familia invites medical workers to attend July 4 reopening

Sagrada Família, the majestic basilica designed by Antoni Gaudí, will reopen its doors July 4 following a more than 100-day... Read more

Sagrada Familia.

More than a century later, Sagrada Familia gets building permit

After 137 years of ongoing construction, Barcelona's Sagrada Familia received a building permit Friday.  Read more

Cardinal Juan Jose Omella of Barcelona at the June 28, 2017 consistory in St. Peter's Basilica.

Even in Barcelona one can see the peripheries, Cardinal Omella says

“Enough with the jokes,” then-Archbishop Juan José Omella Omella of Barcelona said when he got the call.  Read more