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Newest U.S. cathedral commands attention as it climbs skyward

Rebecca Rosen Lum
Contra Costa Times

Jun. 3–It happens throughout the day: Traffic slows near the corner of Grand Avenue and Harrison Street in Oakland as motorists glimpse Christ the Light Cathedral as it takes shape, climbing skyward. Cell phones and cameras emerge from car windows to snap photos.

For now, its warm blond bones lie bare. Soon, glass panels will cloak the massive ark-shaped sanctuary.

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