February 25, 2014
Cairo’s St. Therese Basilica Gets Mackie HDA

Cairo, Egypt – February 2014… In a region renowned as the birthplace of modern religionChurch Mackie HDA, this sprawling metropolis on the banks of the Nile is dotted with houses of worship large and small. Constructed in 1939, the Basilica of Saint Therese of the Child Jesus is a classic example, a massive Byzantine style structure adorned with Arabic-Egyptian ornamentation.

As with many of the grand basilicas, the room’s acoustics have long been a challenge. Soaring walls, marble floors, wooden pews, and a massive 80-foot (25 meter) high dome ringed with…