Noble beauty in churches Admin Tuesday, August 26, 2014 Influenced by a return to tradition and a desire for the sacred, parishes around the country are bringing elements of ancient Greek and Roman architecture and Christian history into their 20th-century churches. © 2023 The Catholic Thing. All rights reserved. For reprint rights, write to: [email protected] The Catholic Thing is a forum for intelligent Catholic commentary. Opinions expressed by writers are solely their own.