A Celestial Architect?

Piety may not be enough to canonize Antoni Gaudi

Heaven, at least in theory, is open to everyone, but nobody knows how full it is, or how long the waiting list in Club Purgatory. Relatively few people are acknowledged by the Roman Catholic Church as having made it through the pearly gates. Those who are, and have been canonized, are designated as saints. They have God's ear; they can intercede with him on behalf of the living: if you have lost your car keys, you can say a prayer to St. Anthony of Padua, patron saint of lost objects. The saints are distinguished by their virtue and piety, and it...

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