MIAMI (AP) -- Episcopal Church officials have revealed plans for a new cathedral in Haiti's capital to replace one destroyed in the 2010 earthquake.
The designs were unveiled this week at the Episcopal Church Executive Council in Chicago. The new cathedral will be built on the site of the former Holy Trinity Cathedral in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.
The church selected the Virginia-based Kerns Group Architects last year to collaborate with a Haitian architectural firm to design a new cathedral.
Officials say the new cathedral will be twice the size of the old one, with seats for 1,200 people around a central altar under a massive dome. It is designed to withstand hurricanes and earthquakes.
It also will incorporate three murals that survived the quake, depicting Haitian people in biblical stories.
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