America’s First Cathedral

By |2014-01-22T23:52:03-06:00June 2nd, 2013|Categories: American Founding, American Republic, Architecture, Books|Tags: , , |

The Baltimore Basilica: America's First Cathedral, by Mary-Cabrini Durkin. In America’s First Cathedral, Mary-Cabrini Durkin presents a beautifully illustrated history of the Baltimore diocese’s cathedral from Latrobe’s original designs through its rise as a national symbol of American Catholicism, culminating in years of restoration that have only recently been completed. The first half of America’s First Cathedral places the [...]