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PHOTOS: See the award winners for stunning religious architecture

Church of St. Gregory the Great in Portsmouth, Rhode Island - Religious Architecture, Restoration, Honor - Northeast Collaborative Architects. Photo by Aaron Usher, courtesy of Faith & Form

(RNS) Take a visual journey of sacred spaces around the world through the winners of the 2014 International Awards Program for Religious Art & Architecture, given out by Faith & Form, the interfaith journal on religion, art and architecture.

A five-member jury of artists, architects, liturgical designers and clergy handed out 32 awards from 134 submissions.

From the press release:

Jury members agreed that religious art and architecture are flourishing throughout the world, and that artists, architects, liturgical designers, students, and others are exploring ways to balance tradition with new demands of religious practice. The landscape of sacred space is changing, along with dramatic shifts in organized religion.

Click any photo below to view a slideshow of some of the spaces honored.

About the author

Sally Morrow

Sally Morrow joined Religion News Service in March 2012 as Photo/Multimedia Editor. She is a photographer and editor based in Kansas City. Morrow has worked as a multimedia editor and photographer at Newsday, The Des Moines Register, and the South Florida Sun-Sentinel.

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