Churches

Catholics in Germany Aren't Happy With This Bishop's $42 Million Residence

The bathtub alone cost $20,000. 

Peek Inside This 'Cardboard Cathedral,' Which Can Withstand Earthquakes

Japanese architect Shigeru Ban designed the paper-based house of worship, for Christchurch.

Here's Something We All Can Believe In: The 'Church of Beer'

Party people in Denmark built this house of holy brewskies from empty cans.

The Separation of Church and Parking

Downtown San Francisco is the latest flashpoint in an ongoing debate over whether cities can still afford to not charge for parking on Sundays.

The Emotional Impact of New Skyscrapers

When you love a city, every change in its skyline is a sign of how it has aged with you.

10 Places to Find Peace and Quiet in Manhattan

True silence may be impossible to find in New York City, but these spots are as close as you can get.

The Cathedral as a Minimalist Bookstore

The new store will preserve many of the 13th century church's most striking features.

Crisis of the Day: The Church Foreclosure Boom

A record number of American parishes are being foreclosed upon.

The Trouble With Church Preservation

When a religious group wants to sell off its house of worship but historians want to save it, who should decide? 

Holy Spirit Shopping Mall

A struggling mall finds new tenants in multiple storefront churches