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If you answered, "an artist's rendering of the altar in the newly renovated Rochester, N.Y., cathedral," you'd be correct.
And that would be a natural answer, because this block, this cube, just cries out "altar," doesn't it?
Seriously, though, the Rochester Democrat & Chronicle's virtual tour of the renovated Sacred Heart Cathedral is instructive, demonstrating anew the divide between those who claim to like this sort of thing, and those who don't.
Once people better understand the meaning of the Vatican II liturgical reforms, they are receptive to the changes, Vosko said.
At Sacred Heart, he said, the renovations would enhance the ‘‘cathedral for worship without negating or destroying its innate architecture and artistic beauty. It will be made more beautiful than it is now.’’
Maybe if you just keep pointing the camera up. Nice ceiling. Nice angels. Pity about the rest.