Washington National Cathedral

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January 21, 2012

El presidente Barack Obama mira a los que desfilan en la procesión de clausura del Oficio de Oración de la Investidura Presidencial —que tuvo lugar el 22 de enero en la Catedral Nacional de Washington, D.C.— acompañado de la primera dama Michelle Obama, el...

January 4, 2012

[Washington National Cathedral] On Monday, January 16, Washington National Cathedral will celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a presentation of “King In Our Midst,” a celebration of service, song and spoken word. This year the Cathedral will present the 14th annual concert...

January 4, 2012

[Episcopal News Service] The chair of the Washington National Cathedral Chapter, the Rev. James P. Wind, announced Jan. 4 the appointment of the Rev. Francis H. Wade as interim dean of the cathedral. Wade has been called on a part-time basis to focus on spiritual guidance and support to the...

December 9, 2011

[Washington National Cathedral] The Rev. Canon Jan Naylor Cope, vicar of the Washington National Cathedral released the following statement Dec. 8 expressing her sympathy, on behalf of the Cathedral community, to those lost in today’s shooting at Virginia Tech.

“The National Cathedral...

November 14, 2011

The bells of Washington National Cathedral, silent since the Aug. 23 earthquake, rang out joyfully following the Nov. 12 consecration of the Episcopal Diocese of Washington's ninth bishop, the Rt. Rev. Mariann Edgar Budde.

And though black netting draped across the cathedral ceiling was...

November 3, 2011

[Episcopal News Service] Washington National Cathedral has announced that it will reopen with a week of events and celebrations beginning with the Nov. 12 invitation-only consecration of the Rev. Mariann Budde as ninth bishop for the Episcopal Diocese of Washington.

The...

September 6, 2011

A 500-foot crane erected at Washington National Cathedral to repair damage caused by a recent earthquake collapsed at 10:55 a.m. on Sept. 7 and fell into an outbuilding in the cathedral grounds.

A note on the cathedral website said that emergency services, engineers and contractors had...

August 28, 2011

Washington National Cathedral, closed since it sustained damage following an Aug. 23 magnitude-5.8 earthquake, is set to reopen for a series of events planned for the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.

The building suffered further damage over the weekend from...

August 24, 2011

"Out of an abundance of caution," Washington National Cathedral officials said Aug. 25 that the building will remain closed at least through Sept. 4.

The closure is due to both the effects of the Aug. 23 magnitude 5.8 earthquake and the potential effects of Hurricane Irene, according to...

August 22, 2011

An unusual magnitude 5.8 earthquake that struck in central Virginia during the early afternoon Aug. 23 significantly damaged the central tower of Washington National Cathedral about 84 miles to the northeast.

Cathedral spokesman Richard Weinberg told Episcopal News Service by phone later...

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