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Former monk spends 50 YEARS creating a giant cathedral from junk


With its giant spires and magnificent dome to rival that of St Peter's Basillica, Mejorada del Campo's impressive cathedral looks like it has been skilfully crafted by a team of architectural experts. It's impossible to believe that it has been single-handedly built by a former trappist monk who had never laid a brick in his life. The as yet unfinished building, a little over 12 miles outside of Madrid, has been painstakingly built piece by piece over 50 years by 86-year-old farmer Justo Gallego Martinez.
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RobC said...

I love the line about rivaling St. Peter's, because you know, it's always about tearing down Rome in the MSM.

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