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June 13, 2017

[Washington National Cathedral]  In response to the shots fired on Republican lawmakers on Wednesday, June 14, 2017, while they were conducting baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia, the Very Rev. Randy Hollerith, dean of Washington National Cathedral, issued the following statement:   “Our...

March 6, 2017

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] On Thursday, March 9, the Episcopal Church will sponsor an interfaith prayer service on the eve of the Rise with Standing Rock: Native Nations March on Washington.

All are invited to join An Evening Of Prayer in support of “...

February 26, 2017

Stained glass fabricator Dieter Goldkuhle, who worked with his late father to install many of the stained glass windows at Washington National Cathedral, replaces an image of the Confederate battle flag after cathedral leaders decided in 2016 that the symbol of racial supremacy had no place...

January 16, 2017

[Washington National Cathedral]  The Very Rev. Randolph “Randy” Marshall Hollerith, dean of Washington National Cathedral, issued the following statement Jan. 17 concerning the cathedral choir’s performance during a musical prelude to the Jan. 20 presidential inauguration ceremony and the post-...

December 21, 2016

Then-Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori, third from left in front row, joined faith leaders from around the country Jan. 21, 2009, for the Presidential Inaugural Prayer Service at Washington National Cathedral that culminated the Obama-Biden inaugural events....

October 27, 2016

[Religion News Service] After quietly removing panes bearing the Confederate flag from its stained-glass windows, leaders of the Washington National Cathedral are now wondering what to do about remaining images of Confederate generals Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson.

“How can you...

August 18, 2015

[Washington National Cathedral] The Very Rev. Gary Hall, tenth dean of the Washington National Cathedral, announced Aug. 18 that he will retire on December 31.

“Over the past three years, the bishop, the staff, the chapter, and I have done the hard work of placing the cathedral...

May 26, 2015

[Washington National Cathedral press release] Washington National Cathedral has announced the appointment of the Rev. Stuart A. Kenworthy as interim vicar of Washington National Cathedral.

Kenworthy will assume on an interim basis the position vacated by the Rev. Canon Jan...

May 19, 2015

[Washington National Cathedral press release] Washington National Cathedral has announced that it has appointed Kevin Eckstrom as its new chief communications officer. Eckstrom will oversee all aspects of the cathedral’s public profile including the award-winning Cathedral Age magazine...

April 10, 2015

[Washington National Cathedral press release] The Rev. Canon Jan Naylor Cope, whose pre-seminary career included stints at the National Endowment for the Arts and at the White House, has been named provost of Washington National Cathedral.

Cope, whose appointment was announced...

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