Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris, France

Notre Dame, Paris

By: Ben Britz

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Finding Religion in Budapest


A religious notion I’ve never had. I contently live my secular life without the burden of weekly rituals of devotion. But even the most unshakable atheist cannot gainsay the tranquil splendor inside God’s house. Civilized man worships his god in elaborate architectural masterpieces. The Vatican, Notre Dame, The Sacred Mosque, The Golden Pavilion, and many other religious structures attract hordes of reverent worshipers and ogling tourists alike. The attention is well deserved. These structures are magnificent, both to look at and to be in. But not until my visit to Cave Church in Budapest did I understand the real allure of these places of worship. Continue reading