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A heavenly vision

The campaign to canonise Antoni Gaudí continues. Catholic campaigners have delivered a petition to the Vatican calling for ‘God’s architect’ to become a saint, not just because of his work at the Sagrada Família, but also because of his extreme piety. Towards the end of his life, the heavily bearded Gaudí, who was knocked down by a tram and killed in 1926, took to wandering the streets of his native Barcelona dressed in rags and nibbling bread crusts. ...

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