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God Is in the Detail: Australian Architects to Keynote at Symposium on Church Design

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Source: Architecture & Design

The Australian Catholic University and the National Liturgical Architecture and Art Board will host a two-day symposium in February at its Melbourne campus to facilitate conversation about the relationship between liturgy and architecture in church design. 

Inspired by the injunction of Vatican Council II that, "... when churches are to be built, let great care be taken that they be suitable for the celebration of liturgical services and for the active participation of the faithful", the symposium will be led by a host of speakers, including Australian and International architects, who will consider the effect design has on the function of a church. 

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