Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Architecture Causes Famous Protestant to Convert to Catholicism

Augustus Pugin, the man who designed the Westminster Palace tower and Big Ben clock, converted to the Catholic Church in 1835.

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He said his conversion came primarily as a result of studying ancient ecclesiastical architecture. 

I wonder what Pugin would say of the modern churches being built these days.

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Catholic Cathedral in Brazil’s Capital, Brasilia.


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