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Sagrada Familia (CT Photo/Greg Hartman)
by Blanca Ruiz Barcelona, Spain, Apr 22, 2021 / 19:00 pm America/Denver (CNA). Work began Tuesday on the completion of the spire atop the Virgin Mary’s tower of Sagrada Familia in Barcelona, and is scheduled to be completed in December. The spire will consist of a crown at the base,

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

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