Begun in 1882, Spain’s Towering Catholic Edifice Still a Work in Progress

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c. 2005 Religion News Service BARCELONA, Spain _ The Sagrada Familia soars above this Mediterranean cityscape, a whimsical confection of airy bell towers, triumphant angels and jewel-colored pinnacles. Nearly 125 years after the first stone was laid, this massive church represents the last great Roman Catholic edifice being built on a continent where religious observance […]

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