One of the great things about the Catholic Church is its incredible diversity. Practiced in nearly every country in the world, the same Catholic faith finds expression in a multitude of languages and cultures.
The church below is a chapel at the Redemptorists’ Fr. Ray Foundation in Pattaya, Thailand. You’ll notice right away that the church looks different than most churches in the West. That’s because, according to Fr. Matt Allman, CSsR, the art and style of the church follows the style of a Thai Buddhist temple, but reworked with Christian imagery.
Take our photo tour, and then let us know what you think in the comments!
Here’s the beautiful exterior:
Here’s the interior:
Here’s a side altar:
And here are some details of the beautiful art:
What do you think? Let us know in the comments!
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