On this stunning day, more Lisbon than London, when temperatures topped 80 degrees (real August levels!) views of the Cathedral from Morpeth Terrace, looking at the liturgical South. In reality, this elevation faces west.
Westminster Cathedral is the mother church of the Roman Catholic community in England and Wales. This extraordinary house of God was opened in 1903, and its distinctive Byzantine architecture provides the visitor with what Sir John Betjeman called "a series of surprises".