National Geographic : 1959 Sep
KODACHROMEBY THOMAST. HAMMOND© NATIONALGEOGRAPHICSOCIETY After Queuing Up for a Church Wedding, Newlyweds Face the Future Stalingrad, rising anew from the ashes of Nazi destruction, has rebuilt only one church in a city of 500,000 citizens. Mass weddings are necessary; a priest married this pair simultaneously with three other couples. Since the state does not recognize church 390 ceremonies, the couple had to register their marriage in a government office.