Religion: Fourth Largest

For the first time in 700 years England will dedicate a new Cathedral, July 19th, at Liverpool. It will be the fourth* largest in the world, 130 feet longer than the Cathedral of Seville, costing more than $10,000,000 which is to be raised by public subscription. The foundation stone was laid by King Edward in July, 1904. The design, chosen from competition, was the work of a youth, done in his spare time. Gilbert Scott, the designer, grandson of the famed architect Sir Gilbert Scott, was a...

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