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Old September 21st, 2012, 05:50 PM   #21
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The Diocese of St. Petersburg Fl. St. Jude The Apostle Cathedral is in a residential neighborhood of St. Petersburg rather than the largest city, Tampa. The interior is currently being renovated. It is a 1970's building to the core....IMO not the best cathedral our diocese could have. The renovation is much nicer, but still not what I prefer in a church.
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A more classical church in Tampa, Parish of the Sacred Heart:
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Old September 26th, 2012, 02:48 AM   #22
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The Cathedral of the sacred heart



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Old September 26th, 2012, 11:46 PM   #23
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some gorgeous examples herte, is the main tower of St John the Divine started at all?
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Old October 17th, 2012, 07:58 PM   #24
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Really nice! I see they took their inspiration from French, English, Italian, German and Spanish sacral architecture. I sometimes can even name the the direct inspiration.
Absolutely. The main facade of Washington National Cathedral is almost an exact replica of Canterbury Cathedral - nothing wrong with that,of course, Washington is a beautiful city and deserves buildings of this quality.
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