The Sacred and Abandoned

Title:
Abandoned Churches

Author:
Francis Meslet

Publisher:
Jonglez Publishing

 

Francis Meslet travels the world in search of places which have fallen into disuse. For this book he photographed places of worship across Europe, from a crypt in the Italian mountains to a tomb in a former convent in Portugal. Where once Latin prayers were recited in a German church or a children’s choir filled a French Catholic college, there is now silence interrupted only by an occasional gust of wind whistling though broken stained glass or the rhythmic drip of water leaking through a dilapidated roof.

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