The fact that some modern Catholic churches don’t exactly look like churches is nothing new.

But this interesting video about the phenomenon from Ave Maria Radio adds an interesting tidbit: apparently studies in the UK have shown that around 13% of young people who have converted to Christianity did so because they were inspired by a beautiful Christian church building.

In other words, how we build churches matters – which makes ugly or uninspiring churches all the more problematic.

Here’s the video:

What do you think of modern Catholic architecture? Let us know in the comments!

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