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December 6, 2013

[Washington National Cathedral] In partnership with the South African Embassy, Washington National Cathedral will honor the life of Nelson Mandela and hold the United States national memorial service on Wednesday, December 11. The service, which will be attended by Vice President Joe...

December 6, 2013

[Washington National Cathedral] The Very Rev. Gary Hall, dean of Washington National Cathedral, was selected this week to serve as the new chairperson of Faiths United to Prevent Gun Violence, a diverse national coalition of denominations and faith-based organizations working to end gun...

December 6, 2013

[Washington National Cathedral] The Very Rev. Gary Hall, Dean of Washington National Cathedral made the following statement today on the passing of Nelson Mandela:

“In a long life of which nearly one third was spent behind bars, Nelson Mandela saw both hardship and blessing. We...

November 24, 2013

[Washington National Cathedral] Washington National Cathedral today announced its schedule of family-friendly events, world-class classical concerts, and worship services for the 2013 Advent and Christmas season. All events take place at Washington National Cathedral, located at 3101 Wisconsin...

August 18, 2013

[Washington National Cathedral press release] Washington National Cathedral has announced plans to commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom and the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s famous “I Have a Dream” speech. From joining the commemorative...

July 28, 2013

Green paint splashed by a vandal some time on the afternoon of July 29 is visible on parts of the organ in Washington National Cathedral’s Bethlehem Chapel. Photo: Washington National Cathedral

Editors’ note: Updated at 9:30 a.m. EDT July 30 to add details about...

May 15, 2013

[Washington National Cathedral] Two experienced Episcopal Church leaders will join the staff of Washington National Cathedral in July, the Very Rev. Gary Hall, Cathedral dean, announced today. The Rev. Kim Turner Baker, currently chaplain at Washington Episcopal School in Bethesda, will...

May 13, 2013

[Washington National Cathedral press release] Washington National Cathedral learned May 13 that it came in first place in the Partners in Preservation competition sponsored by American Express and the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

As the winner, the cathedral is...

March 26, 2013

[Washington National Cathedral] The Very Rev. Gary Hall, dean of Washington National Cathedral, spoke out today in favor of same-sex marriage rights as the Supreme Court Justices heard oral arguments on the cases disputing California’s Proposition 8 and the Defense of Marriage Act,...

January 23, 2013

[Episcopal News Service] The Very Rev. Gary Hall, dean of Washington National Cathedral, was among those who joined Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-California) on Capitol Hill Jan. 24 as she announced the introduction of a bill to renew the U.S. ban on assault weapons.

Hall, who was the first...

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