The Never-Ending Facelift

In the first of his famous epistles to the recalcitrant Corinthians, the Apostle Paul decreed: Mulier taceat in ecclesia [women should be silent in church]. To Barbara Schock-Werner, however, his command does not apply. Ever since she became Europe's first female cathedral master builder in 1999 — at Cologne's mighty Gothic cathedral...

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