Religion: Grandest Vista

The largest Gothic church in the world was opened to its full length last Sunday. When the great grey curtains separating the new nave from the older crossing and choir were dramatically drawn back, the congregation of 10,000 in New York's Cathedral of St. John the Divine saw an unbroken 520-ft. vista grander than that of any medieval cathedral.

Though nearly $20,000,000 has been spent since its cornerstone was laid in 1892, St. John's is still far from finished. Some $10,000,000 must still be raised for the transepts, crossing dome (which will soar 241 ft. from floor to lantern), central and west...

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