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The artistic taste of the Catholic priests is appalling and I am most anxious to have a Catholic church in which everything is genuine and good, and not tawdry and ostentatious. ---->>>

I know it is a somewhat delicate matter to refuse a gift, but in this case the statue is so atrocious that every endeavour should be made to keep it out of the church. ---->>>

Biography

Giles Gilbert Scott profile (giles-gilbert-scott.jpg)
Nationality: English
Born: November 9, 1880
Birthplace: Hampstead, Middlesex, England
Die: 02-08, 1960
Occupation: Architect
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Sir Giles Gilbert Scott OM RA (9 November 1880 – 8 February 1960) was an English architect known for his work on such structures as Liverpool Cathedral, Waterloo Bridge and Battersea Power Station and designing the iconic red telephone box. Scott came from a family of architects. He was noted for his blending of Gothic tradition with modernism, making what might otherwise have been functionally-designed buildings into popular landmarks (wikipedia)