The WCTU and Anti-Saloon League were active and the churches sure didn't like the kind of business going on in Ouray.
Of the numerous churches in the city the most interesting are the Stiftskirche, with two towers, a fine specimen of 15th-century Gothic; the Leonhardskirche, also a Gothic building of the 15th century; the Hospitalkirche, restored in 1841, the cloisters of which contain the tomb of Johann Reuchlin; the fine modern Gothic church of St John; the new Roman Catholic church of St Nicholas; the Friedenskirche; and the English church.
It contains three churches, a spacious market-place and various educational and benevolent institutions.
The Church has always exercised a dominating influence in this region, and the city has many churches and religious establishments.
But it was no more a chantry than the other colleges, all of which, like the monasteries and collegiate churches, were to pray for their founders' and other specified souls.
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