Try to find the spot where the photographer was standing.
And the question is WHY?
If you go to the persistent URL and zoom the photo and scroll down, you can read the article. Apparently, they were overwhelmed (and a bit melodramatic about it) by the sheer size, scope and cost of the project.
According to Wikipedia, it officially opened in 1941, but further construction was halted by WWII. A fire destroyed part of the church in 2001, and it's currently still being renovated:
But, a CENTURY to finish?