Religion: In Detroit

In Detroit last week there occurred a sacrilegious catastrophe. Four men armed with axes and crowbars entered the Independent Hellenic Orthodox Church. They approached the sanctuary which surrounds the altar in such churches and into which none but priests and altar boys may venture. The wall of the sanctuary the four men tore down, cursing; they tipped over tables and carried them away, breaking icons as they did so. Pictures, lamps, books, chairs, platforms, the sanctuary wall—these they carted off also. When asked by what right they did this, the men exhibited a...

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