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Sagrada Familia (CT Photo/Greg Hartman)
CNA Staff, Feb 3, 2021 / 07:00 am MT (CNA).- The construction team at the Sagrada Família Basilica in Barcelona has announced an ambitious building goal for 2021. Workers will seek to complete the Tower of the Virgin Mary with the placement of a 12-pointed star before the end of

by Courtney Mares Rome Newsroom, Nov 8, 2020 / 05:15 am MT (CNA).- A 19-year-old Spanish martyr who gave his life while protecting the Eucharist was beatified Saturday at a Mass in the Sagrada Família Basilica in Barcelona. “Yesterday in Barcelona Joan Roig Diggle, a lay man and martyr killed

Sagrada Familia (CT Photo/Greg Hartman)
CNA Staff, Jul 3, 2020 / 11:00 am MT (CNA).- The Sagrada Família, designed by Antoni Gaudí, will reopen its doors July 4 following a more than 100-day closure due to the coronavirus crisis. The unfinished basilica, which was forced to close to tourists March 13, will offer free entry

Two years ago, the Archdiocese of Cincinnati Pilgrimage arrived in Lourdes on September 27, 2017. Yesterday, Father David Brinkmoeller passed away from a battle with pancreatic cancer. We celebrate his life in service today from an article in The Catholic Telegraph from June, 2017: Like many a recent retiree, Father

Sagrada Familia (CT Photo/Greg Hartman)
Barcelona, Spain, Jun 10, 2019 / 04:01 pm (CNA).- After 137 years of ongoing construction, Barcelona’s Sagrada Familia received a building permit Friday. Construction on the basilica is expected to be completed in 2026. Architect Antoni Gaudí began his work on Sagrada Familia in 1883, and in 1914 stopped all