Let there be light
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Designs on China

Let there be light
A worker examines a window at St. Ignatius Cathedral in Shanghai. (Yuko Sato / For The Times)
Art and faith
San Francisco priest Thomas Lucas is helping to replace the windows at the Shanghai catherdral. (Yuko Sato / For The Times)
Chinese artist Wo Ye stands inside Shanghai’s St Ignatius Cathedral. (Yuko Sato / For The Times)
The stained-glass windows incorporate both traditional Chinese and Catholic imagery. (Yuko Sato / For The Times)
Father Thomas Lucas at a stained-glass window in a Loyola Marymount University chapel. His training as a liturgical artist sets him apart, as he is one of only two dozen such experts in the United States. (Felipe Dupouy / For The Times)