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‘Like a shell’: new semicircular cathedral dedicated in France

A new semicircular cathedral was dedicated in Créteil, France, on September 20, replacing a less distinctive cathedral built in 1966.

The new Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Créteil was designed by Alain Bretagnolle of Architecture Studio, a French firm that designed the European Parliament building in Strasbourg.

In “Like a Shell," a critique of the cathedral published inL’Osservatore Romano, Italian architect Paolo Portoghesi praised some aspects of the design but questioned the cathedral’s small ambo and the lack of a bell. Portoghesi also asked whether a “shell closed in on itself" adequately manifests “today’s Church, the Church of dialogue, the Church of the poor."



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