Religion: Bricks

In Kenilworth, Ill., Chicago suburb, Episcopalians cocked quizzical eyes as they approached their Church of the Holy Comforter one Sunday lately. The front doorway was unaccountably bricked up. A vestryman stood nearby, motioning worshippers around to a side entrance. During the service Rev. Leland Hobart Danforth explained that the Church needed $1,500. For every $5 contributed, a brick would be removed. Last week the Church of the Holy Comforter had $1,220, the doorway was almost open.


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