"The richest cache of standing and functional architecture in our region is sacred space," said Robert Jaeger, executive director of Partners for Sacred Places, a Philadelphia-based nonprofit group that for 21 years has worked to save endangered churches and other religious buildings.
Newsflash: churches can be used for purposes other than worship. God may be responsible for their construction, but he / she / it doesn't need to stick around for them to have long and useful lives.
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