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  • October 22, 2014

    Funeral Service for Former Washington Post Editor Benjamin Bradlee to be Held at Washington National Cathedral

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  • September 30, 2014

    Washington National Cathedral to Commemorate 25th Anniversary of Groundbreaking Bishop’s Legacy

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  • August 24, 2014

    Washington National Cathedral Dean Preaches on Michael Brown’s Death and Race in America

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  • August 18, 2014

    Statement from Dean Gary Hall on the Situation in Ferguson, Missouri

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  • August 15, 2014

    Statement on Ferguson

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  • August 6, 2014

    National Cathedral Art Hosts Intercultural and Inter-religious Arts Initiative

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  • August 4, 2014

    Statement on Appointment of Rabbi David Saperstein as Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom

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  • August 4, 2014

    Washington National Cathedral Statement on the Death of Jim Brady

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  • July 16, 2014

    Washington National Cathedral Announces Foundation’s Matching Challenge

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  • July 8, 2014

    National Cathedral Art Exhibit Honors World War I Heroine, Edith Cavell

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  • July 1, 2014

    National Partnership to Honor Veterans

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  • June 24, 2014

    National Cathedral Dean Applauds White House Executive Order

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  • June 6, 2014

    First Openly Transgender Priest to Preach at Washington National Cathedral

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  • May 28, 2014

    LGBT Pilgrimage to El Salvador

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  • May 25, 2014

    National Cathedral Dean: We Stand with Our Veterans in Their Quest for Equitable Treatment

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  • May 21, 2014

    FRIDAY: Washington National Cathedral to Bless Bikes in Honor of Rolling Thunder’s Mission for Veterans

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  • May 15, 2014

    Washington National Cathedral Celebrates Anniversary of Peal Bells

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  • May 8, 2014

    Boy and Girl Choristers of Washington National Cathedral to Sing at Washington Monument Reopening

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  • April 23, 2014

    Dean Hall Featured in “ECF Fellows Spotlight” Piece

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  • April 19, 2014

    Easter Message

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  • April 3, 2014

    Prayers for Victims of Shooting at Fort Hood

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  • April 1, 2014

    Washington National Cathedral Announces Memorial Service for Ambassador Robert Strauss

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  • March 7, 2014

    Washington National Cathedral Welcomes the Dalai Lama

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  • March 6, 2014

    Washington National Cathedral Announces Blessing of District First Responders

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  • February 27, 2014

    National Cathedral Presents Washington’s Only Mardi Gras Pancake Races

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  • February 19, 2014

    Washington National Cathedral Awards Contract for Phase I Earthquake Repairs Project

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  • February 12, 2014

    Rowan LeCompte (1925–2014)

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  • February 3, 2014

    Aspen Institute and Washington National Cathedral Present “The Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s ‘Letter from Birmingham City Jail’”

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  • January 27, 2014

    Washington National Cathedral Welcomes His Holiness the Dalai Lama

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  • December 24, 2013

    Dean’s Christmas Message, 2013

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  • December 12, 2013

    National Cathedral Dean: The Gun Lobby is Still No Match for the Cross Lobby

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  • December 9, 2013

    Washington National Cathedral to Host National Memorial Service for Nelson Mandela

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  • December 5, 2013

    Dean of Washington National Cathedral Selected to Head 
Faiths United to Prevent Gun Violence

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  • December 5, 2013

    Nelson Mandela (1918–2013)

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  • December 2, 2013

    One Year Later, Newtown Community Holds Vigil for All Victims of Gun Violence at Washington National Cathedral

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  • November 27, 2013

    Thanksgiving 2013

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  • November 25, 2013

    Washington National Cathedral Announces 2013 Advent and Christmas Schedule

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  • November 8, 2013

    PHOTOS AVAILABLE: Washington National Cathedral Interfaith Prayer Breakfast Honoring America’s Veterans

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  • November 7, 2013

    Veterans Day 2013

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  • October 21, 2013

    Response to Shooting at Sparks Middle School in Nevada

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  • October 18, 2013

    SUNDAY: Washington National Cathedral, Children’s Defense Fund Host Gun Violence Prevention Sabbath

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  • October 6, 2013

    National Cathedral Dean: Homophobia is a Sin

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  • October 4, 2013

    TONIGHT: Washington National Cathedral to Host World Premiere of Documentary about Matthew Shepard

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  • September 30, 2013

    Washington National Cathedral Will Remain Open 
in the Event of a Government Shutdown

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  • September 19, 2013

    Cathedral Canon Offers Prayer at “No More Names” Rally Against Gun Violence

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  • September 16, 2013

    Washington National Cathedral Offers Prayers in Response to Washington Navy Yard Shootings

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  • September 12, 2013

    Music Festival to Celebrate 50th Anniversary of National Cathedral Bells

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  • September 5, 2013

    Washington National Cathedral to Honor Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Youth with Series of Events

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  • August 23, 2013

    Washington National Cathedral to Commemorate March on Washington Anniversary, Recall King’s Last Sermon

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  • August 22, 2013

    On 2nd Anniversary of D.C. Earthquake, National Cathedral Shows Progress Inside and Out

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  • August 20, 2013

    National Cathedral to Showcase Progress on 2nd Anniversary of D.C. Earthquake

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  • August 19, 2013

    Washington National Cathedral Announces Plans to Commemorate March on Washington Anniversary

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  • August 6, 2013

    Vandalized Chapels Once More Open to Visitors

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  • July 29, 2013

    Washington National Cathedral Releases Photos of Vandalism in Bethlehem Chapel

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  • July 29, 2013

    Washington National Cathedral Vandalized with Green Paint

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  • July 10, 2013

    National Cathedral to Host Funeral for Andrew Pochter, American Killed in Egypt

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  • July 2, 2013

    Independence Day 2013 Message

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  • June 30, 2013

    National Cathedral Dean Calls Supreme Court Decisions ‘Gutting Central Provision’ of Voting Rights Act ‘Shameful’ in Sermon

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  • June 29, 2013

    Dean of Washington National Cathedral to Preach on Voting Rights

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  • June 26, 2013

    Washington National Cathedral Bells Peal Today in Celebration of Supreme Court Same-Sex Marriage Rulings

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  • June 21, 2013

    Washington National Cathedral to Hold Special Prayer Service for LGBT Families

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  • May 23, 2013

    Memorial Day 2013

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  • May 13, 2013

    Washington National Cathedral Places First in the Partners in Preservation Competition, Will Receive $100,000 From American Express and the National Trust for Historic Preservation

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  • May 6, 2013

    Washington National Cathedral Announces New Canon Pastor and Director of Programs

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  • May 2, 2013

    Washington National Cathedral Dean to Participate in Philadelphia Equality Forum

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  • April 24, 2013

    Washington National Cathedral Chosen to Compete for $100,000 Earthquake Restoration Grant

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  • April 22, 2013

    National Cathedral Announces New Director of Preservation and Facilities

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  • April 18, 2013

    Statement on Senate Vote on Gun Control

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  • April 15, 2013

    Boston Marathon Bombings

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  • April 8, 2013

    Margaret Thatcher (1925–2013)

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  • March 26, 2013

    Cathedral Dean Speaks Outside Supreme Court for Marriage Equality

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  • March 19, 2013

    Washington National Cathedral to Rally for Marriage Equality at the Supreme Court

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  • March 16, 2013

    Washington National Cathedral Marks Gun Violence Prevention Sabbath with Prayer and Discussion

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  • March 12, 2013

    Faith Leaders Demand that Congress Act Now to Reduce Gun Violence

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  • March 8, 2013

    Washington National Cathedral Announces Details of Nationwide Gun Violence Prevention Sabbath

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  • March 5, 2013

    Virtual Tour of Washington National Cathedral Launched on Google

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  • February 27, 2013

    Washington National Cathedral Announces Gun Violence Prevention Sabbath, March 14–17

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  • February 7, 2013

    National Cathedral Presents Washington’s Only Mardi Gras Pancake Races

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  • January 23, 2013

    Washington National Cathedral Dean to Join Senator Feinstein in Announcing Bill on Assault Weapons, High-capacity Magazines

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  • January 20, 2013

    Dean of Washington National Cathedral Continues Push to End Gun Violence, Uses Sunday Sermon to Speak on the Need to Move from Preaching to Organizing

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  • January 16, 2013

    Dean of Washington National Cathedral to Preach on Gun Violence Ahead of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

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  • January 9, 2013

    Washington National Cathedral to Celebrate Same-sex Weddings

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  • January 6, 2013

    National Cathedral to Remove All Chairs from its Nave, Make the Expansive Space Open to the Public

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  • December 24, 2012

    Sandy Hook Elementary School Children Depicted as Angels in National Cathedral Christmas Decorations

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  • December 21, 2012

    A Response to the NRA Press Conference

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  • December 20, 2012

    Interfaith Religious Leaders to Call for End to Gun Violence at Washington National Cathedral Friday

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  • December 19, 2012

    Washington National Cathedral Announces Memorial Service for Senator Daniel Inouye (D-HI)

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  • December 18, 2012

    Washington National Cathedral to Host Fifty-seventh Presidential Inaugural Prayer Service

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  • December 16, 2012

    Bishop and Dean Pledge Action on Gun Control

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  • December 14, 2012

    Shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary

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  • December 12, 2012

    Canon Joe L. Allbritton (1924–2012)

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  • December 10, 2012

    Washington National Cathedral Featured in “Gothic Resilience” Photo Exhibit

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  • December 5, 2012

    Dave Brubeck (1920–2012)

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  • November 20, 2012

    Thanksgiving 2012

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  • November 9, 2012

    Appointment of the 105th Archbishop of Canterbury

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  • November 7, 2012

    Statement on the Results of the 2012 Election

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  • November 1, 2012

    Prayers in the Aftermath of Superstorm Sandy

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  • October 29, 2012

    Washington National Cathedral to Remain Closed through Tuesday

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  • October 2, 2012

    The U.S. Postal Service Kicks Off Holiday Season With Dedication of Holy Family Forever Stamp at Washington National Cathedral

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  • September 12, 2012

    Attacks on Diplomatic Posts in Libya, Egypt

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  • September 10, 2012

    Neil Armstrong Memorial Service Details Announced

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  • September 7, 2012

    September 11, 2012

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  • September 4, 2012

    Neil Armstrong Memorial Service to Be Held at Washington National Cathedral on September 13

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  • August 31, 2012

    Labor Day 2012

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  • August 25, 2012

    Neil Armstrong (1930–2012)

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  • August 23, 2012

    A Year after DC Quake, Washington National Cathedral Officially Begins Restoration Phase

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  • August 21, 2012

    Obama and Romney Discuss Faith in Washington National Cathedral magazine

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  • August 18, 2012

    Birthday Wishes for President Clinton

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  • August 16, 2012

    Incident at FRC Headquarters in Washington, D.C.

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  • August 14, 2012

    A Year after DC Quake, Washington National Cathedral to Make Major Announcement about Restoration

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  • August 6, 2012

    Washington National Cathedral Statement on the Shooting at Wisconsin Temple

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  • August 1, 2012

    Olmsted Woods Walks and Bird Walks

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  • July 31, 2012

    Washington National Cathedral Announces New Dean

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  • July 20, 2012

    Shootings in Aurora, Colorado

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  • July 13, 2012

    Washington National Cathedral to Host AIDS Memorial Quilt

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  • July 3, 2012

    Happy Independence Day from Your National Cathedral

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  • June 14, 2012

    Honoring the Founding of the U.S. Army

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  • June 12, 2012

    Birthday of President George H.W. Bush

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  • May 25, 2012

    Memorial Day 2012

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  • April 23, 2012

    Washington National Cathedral to host webcast conversation between Episcopal Presiding Bishop, Archbishop Desmond Tutu

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  • April 20, 2012

    Washington National Cathedral Celebrates Earth Day

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  • April 4, 2012

    Easter Message

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  • March 19, 2012

    Washington National Cathedral to Open the Central Tower to Public for First Time since D.C. Earthquake

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  • March 16, 2012

    National Cathedral Responds to Archbishop of Canterbury’s Intended Resignation

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  • February 22, 2012

    Six Months After Quake National Cathedral Still Needs More Than $18 Million for Earthquake Restoration Work

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  • January 15, 2012

    Washington National Cathedral Celebrates the Life and Mission of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day

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  • January 4, 2012

    National Cathedral Appoints the Rev. Dr. Francis H. Wade Interim Dean

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  • November 2, 2011

    Washington National Cathedral to Celebrate Reopening with Week of Events to Thank Community for its Support

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  • October 4, 2011

    Washington National Cathedral to Reopen on November 12, 2011

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  • September 8, 2011

    Washington National Cathedral Commemoration of September 11 Moved to Kennedy Center

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  • September 1, 2011

    Washington National Cathedral Receives $25,000 from Catholic Archdiocese

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  • August 30, 2011

    President Barack Obama to Conclude September 11 at Washington National Cathedral with Keynote Address

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  • August 29, 2011

    Secretary Panetta to Speak at National Cathedral 9/11 Tenth Anniversary Commemoration

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  • August 25, 2011

    Continued Precaution at Washington National Cathedral

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  • August 24, 2011

    Washington National Cathedral to Remain Closed to the Public through Saturday

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  • August 24, 2011

    Today: 2 pm Press Conference to Provide Update on Earthquake Damage at National Cathedral

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  • August 23, 2011

    Update to Earthquake Damage at the National Cathedral

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  • August 23, 2011

    Earthquake Damage Sustained at National Cathedral

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  • August 15, 2011

    Washington National Cathedral Announces Three-Day Commemoration for the 10th Anniversary of 9/11

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  • July 22, 2011

    Prayers for Norway

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  • July 8, 2011

    Cathedral Dean Announces Departure

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  • June 30, 2011

    A Hope that Still Inspires the World

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  • June 2, 2011

    “A Call to Compassion”

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  • May 31, 2011

    National Cathedral Receives “Save America’s Treasures” Grant

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  • May 17, 2011

    National Cathedral Joins “Faith Shared” Movement, Plans Interfaith Service

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  • May 11, 2011

    Death of Former College Warden

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  • May 3, 2011

    Building a World of Compassion

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  • April 30, 2011

    Compassionate Resolve

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  • April 21, 2011

    Death is Dead

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  • April 15, 2011

    Holy Week and Easter at Washington National Cathedral

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  • April 8, 2011

    Updated: National Cathedral to Host Interfaith Prayer Service for Japan

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  • April 6, 2011

    National Cathedral to Host Interfaith Prayer Service for Japan

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  • March 29, 2011

    Alan Jones at the National Cathedral

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  • March 25, 2011

    Lights Out Saturday at Washington National Cathedral

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  • March 24, 2011

    Classical WETA to Broadcast Cathedral Spring Concert Series

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  • March 17, 2011

    Honoring the Life of Stained Glass Artisan Dieter Goldkuhle

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  • March 16, 2011

    Statement on the Continuing Hardship after the Earthquake and Tsunami in Japan

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  • March 15, 2011

    State of the District

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  • March 11, 2011

    Praying for Japan and the Pacific

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  • March 8, 2011

    Spring Concert Series

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  • March 7, 2011

    “Mardi Gras” Pancake Races

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  • March 7, 2011

    Albright, Baker, Powell to Discuss Values and Diplomacy

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  • February 9, 2011

    Jonathan Franzen

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  • January 11, 2011

    Rosa Parks, Mother Teresa honored in National Cathedral Human Rights Porch

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  • January 10, 2011

    Martin Luther King, Jr. Day: King across the Ages

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  • January 8, 2011

    Tragedy in Tucson, Arizona

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  • December 22, 2010

    Do Not Be Afraid

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  • December 14, 2010

    In Memoriam: Richard Holbrooke

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  • November 29, 2010

    Handel’s Messiah

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  • November 23, 2010

    A Thankful Heart

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  • November 17, 2010

    Thanksgiving Decorations Celebrate the Pumpkin

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  • November 11, 2010

    Remembering Brave Sacrifice

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  • November 3, 2010

    Having Faith in America

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  • November 1, 2010

    Commemorating Bethlehem Chapel's Centennial

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  • October 26, 2010

    The Very Rev. Dr. Charles A. Perry: Stalwart Administrator and Teacher

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  • October 21, 2010

    Christmas Events at Washington National Cathedral

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  • September 30, 2010

    Axelrod and Bolten to Address Divisive Discourse at National Cathedral

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  • September 29, 2010

    The Rev. Jan Naylor Cope to Lead Cathedral Congregation as New Vicar

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  • September 25, 2010

    Blessing of the Animals Introduces New Cathedral Cat, "Carmina"

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  • September 16, 2010

    National Cathedral Announces 2010-2011 Music Season

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  • September 15, 2010

    “Light Within” Postponed to 2012

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  • September 10, 2010

    Addressing Religious Intolerance in America

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  • September 8, 2010

    Emanuel and Bolten to Address Divisive Discourse at National Cathedral

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  • September 7, 2010

    POSTPONED TO 2012: National Cathedral Presents “Light Within”

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  • September 7, 2010

    9/11 Remembrance Service at the National Cathedral

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  • June 28, 2010

    Manute Bol Funeral at Washington National Cathedral, Tuesday, June 29, 10 am

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  • June 24, 2010

    Manute Bol Funeral at Washington National Cathedral

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  • June 7, 2010

    EMMYs for Cathedral Productions

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  • June 3, 2010

    The Rev. Dr. James “Jay” Magness to be consecrated Episcopal Church Bishop Suffragan for Federal Ministries

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  • May 24, 2010

    Cathedral Canon Precentor Carol Wade to Leave Following Sabbatical

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  • May 6, 2010

    Author Cynthia Bourgeault to Talk about Jesus as a Teacher

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  • April 15, 2010

    Resolving the Crisis in Darfur

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  • April 15, 2010

    Finding God in U2?

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  • March 29, 2010

    An Evening with Author Isabel Allende

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  • March 24, 2010

    Going Dark for Climate Change at Washington National Cathedral

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  • March 11, 2010

    Johann Sebastian Bach: St. John Passion at Washington National Cathedral

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  • March 2, 2010

    Satellite Coordinates for Washington National Cathedral’s Christian Summit

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  • February 22, 2010

    The Future of Christianity

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  • February 22, 2010

    Peacemaking in the Holy City

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  • February 18, 2010

    Christian-Muslim Summit in March Will Launch Diplomatic Initiatives to End Violence

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  • January 31, 2010

    Public Funeral Service for Sen. Charles McC. Mathias, Jr.

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  • January 15, 2010

    A Service of Prayer for Haiti—“Strength in Unity”

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  • January 14, 2010

    African-American Singing and Dance Groups Unite with the Godfather of Go-Go Chuck Brown

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  • January 11, 2010

    One Congressman's Faith with Rep. Tom Perriello

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  • January 11, 2010

    In Praise of Doubt with Sociologist Peter Berger

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  • January 11, 2010

    A World Safe for Diversity with Writer Os Guinness

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  • January 6, 2010

    African-American Singing and Dance Groups Unite with the Godfather of Go-Go to Celebrate the Legacy of Dr. King at National Cathedral

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  • January 4, 2010

    How is the Obama Administration Reaching out to Faith Groups?

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  • December 21, 2009

    Acclaimed Screwtape Letters Actor will be Washington National Cathedral Guest: Rescheduled to January 3, 2010

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  • December 21, 2009

    Christmas

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  • December 8, 2009

    Acclaimed Screwtape Letters Actor will be Washington National Cathedral Guest

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  • November 16, 2009

    Are Poverty and Disease in Other Countries America's Business?

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  • November 9, 2009

    "Service and Sacrifice Tour" Honors America's Servicemen and Women

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  • November 3, 2009

    Scientist Esther Sternberg Explores the Relationship between Physical Spaces and Well-being

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  • November 2, 2009

    Can Dance Build Community?

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  • October 27, 2009

    Emerging Infectious Diseases--Sunday Forum Talk with Dr. Anthony Fauci of NIH

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  • October 27, 2009

    A Discussion of Faith and Public Service with White House Domestic Policy Advisor Melody Barnes

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  • October 23, 2009

    Remembering Long-time Cathedral Benefactor and Honorary Canon Hugh Adams

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  • October 21, 2009

    Counterfeit Gods with Tim Keller

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  • October 16, 2009

    Pastor and Editor/Publisher of the Christian Century to Preach

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  • October 14, 2009

    Washington National Cathedral Christmas Events

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  • October 14, 2009

    Film Screening & Discussion: Journey into America

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  • October 8, 2009

    Climb the Cathedral's Central Tower at Twilight

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  • October 5, 2009

    What Does Religion Really Mean Today?

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  • September 23, 2009

    A Day of Celebrating the World and All its Inhabitants

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  • September 16, 2009

    The Economic Crisis: In God We Trust?

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  • September 14, 2009

    Oceanographer Sylvia Earle to Participate in the Annual Blessing of the Animals on Sunday, Oct. 4

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  • September 9, 2009

    9/11 Remembrance Service

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  • August 19, 2009

    NPR's Barbara Bradley Hagerty is First Guest at Washington National Cathedral's Weekly Discussions about Critical Issues

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  • June 17, 2009

    Independence Day Celebrated with Free Patriotic Organ Concert

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  • May 11, 2009

    Tis the Season to be Patriotic

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  • May 11, 2009

    New Service and Sacrifice Tour Honors US Servicemen and Women

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  • May 11, 2009

    Independence Day Celebrated with Free Patriotic Organ Concert

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  • May 6, 2009

    Memorial Service for Jack F. Kemp Open to Friends, Former Colleagues and those Wishing to Pay their Respect

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  • May 5, 2009

    Memorial Service for Jack F. Kemp at Washington National Cathedral

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  • April 7, 2009

    Media & Photo Opportunities during Holy Week

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  • March 26, 2009

    Washington National Cathedral to Go Dark for Earth Hour

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  • March 9, 2009

    Reach the Highest Point in D.C.

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  • March 9, 2009

    Special Choral Evensong with Dedication of Statues and Shields at Washington National Cathedral

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  • March 9, 2009

    The Life and Religious Beliefs of Abe Lincoln

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  • February 25, 2009

    WNC Commemorates Lent with an Exhibition

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  • February 19, 2009

    Abraham Lincoln Actor David Selby and Emancipation Proclamation Scholar to Speak at Washington National Cathedral

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  • February 12, 2009

    Sacred Circles—a Celebration of Women’s Spirituality—Features Diverse Voices

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  • February 11, 2009

    Beth Nielsen Chapman to Sing Sunday, February 15

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  • January 19, 2009

    Live Web Streaming of National Prayer Service at Washington National Cathedral; Complete List of Service Participants

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  • January 15, 2009

    A Spiritual Home for the Nation: Presidents and Washington National Cathedral

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  • January 8, 2009

    Continuing the Dream of Dr. King

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  • December 19, 2008

    Christmas at Washington National Cathedral

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  • November 24, 2008

    Cathedral’s Messiah Unique in its Authenticity

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  • November 19, 2008

    Washington National Cathedral Reorganizes to Weather Economy, Moves into Next Century of Serving as Nation’s Church

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  • November 7, 2008

    Deepak Chopra on Jesus’ Life Untouched by the Gospels

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  • November 5, 2008

    Marian Wright Edelman on “Making the World Fit for Our Children” at Washington National Cathedral

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  • November 5, 2008

    The Big Questions in Science & Religion author Keith Ward is November 9th Sunday Forum Guest

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  • October 29, 2008

    American Religion Scholar Randall Balmer is November 2nd Sunday Forum Guest

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  • October 24, 2008

    Can We End Homelessness, especially in this Economy?

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  • October 15, 2008

    Interfaith Youth Core Director Eboo Patel is October 19th Sunday Forum Guest

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  • October 9, 2008

    Brzezinski, Scowcroft, Ignatius, Friedman, Others discuss “America & the World: Picking Up the Pieces”

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  • October 8, 2008

    Best-Selling Author Thomas Cahill is October 12th Sunday Forum Guest

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  • October 1, 2008

    Episcopal Presiding Bishop is Sunday Forum Guest and Preacher at 11:15 am Service

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  • September 23, 2008

    Wounded Soldiers, Adoptable Animals and “Personal Ponies” Gather for Annual Blessing of the Animals on Saturday, October 4

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  • September 23, 2008

    Remembering Nancy S. Montgomery, Former Washington National Cathedral Communications Director

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  • September 15, 2008

    Rabbi David Saperstein Talks about Moral Issues Facing the Next U.S. President at Washington National Cathedral’s Sunday Forum

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  • September 15, 2008

    E.J. Dionne Kicks Off Washington National Cathedral’s Fall Sunday Forum Conversations

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  • September 15, 2008

    Blessing of the Animals 2008

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  • September 15, 2008

    Rabbi David Saperstein on Moral Issues for the Next US President

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  • September 15, 2008

    The Sunday Forum—Fall 2008

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  • September 8, 2008

    Remembering September 11, 2001 with Gustav Niebuhr

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  • June 23, 2008

    Consecration of XIV Bishop of Maryland

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  • June 15, 2008

    Indiana State Day

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  • June 14, 2008

    Emmy Award

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  • June 14, 2008

    “Christmas at Washington National Cathedral 2007” receives Emmy Award

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  • June 5, 2008

    Indiana Celebrated in Special Worship Service at Washington National Cathedral

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  • May 27, 2008

    Emmy Award Nomination

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  • May 25, 2008

    Mississippi celebrated in Special Worship Service at Washington National Cathedral

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  • May 25, 2008

    Mississippi State Day

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  • May 17, 2008

    Indiana Major State Day

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  • May 17, 2008

    Indiana to be celebrated in Special Worship Service at Washington National Cathedral

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  • May 3, 2008

    Mississippi to be celebrated in Special Worship Service at Washington National Cathedral

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    Mississippi Major State Day

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  • April 25, 2008

    Renowned Swiss Artist Illuminates Washington National Cathedral

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  • April 25, 2008

    Lighting to Unite

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  • April 20, 2008

    Maryland State Day

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  • April 20, 2008

    Maryland Celebrated in Special Worship Service at Washington National Cathedral

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  • March 30, 2008

    Vermont Celebrated in Special Reconciliation Service at Washington National Cathedral

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  • March 30, 2008

    Vermont Major State Day

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  • March 29, 2008

    The Reverend Canon Eugene T. Sutton elected 14th Bishop of the Diocese Of Maryland

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  • March 15, 2008

    “Singing from Faith” with Denyce Graves

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  • March 14, 2008

    Vermont to be recognized in special Racial Reconciliation Worship Service at Washington National Cathedral

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  • March 14, 2008

    Vermont Major State Day

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  • February 22, 2008

    Organist Appointments Announced at Washington National Cathedral

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  • February 22, 2008

    Organist Appointments

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  • February 19, 2008

    Three Great Films

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  • February 19, 2008

    Three Great Films of Substance to be Screened at Washington National Cathedral

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  • February 17, 2008

    Oregon Celebrated in Special Worship Service at Washington National Cathedral

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  • February 17, 2008

    Oregon Commmonwealth Day

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  • February 15, 2008

    Racial Reconciliation Week

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  • February 15, 2008

    Sunday Forum with Denyce Graves

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  • February 15, 2008

    Dr. King’s Last Sunday Sermon Rings True 40 Years after His Assassination: Washington National Cathedral Commemorates Dr. King with a Week of Public Events

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  • February 15, 2008

    “Alcoholics and Addicts Look Just Like Everyone Else.” William Cope Moyers and his Personal Story of Recovery

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  • February 15, 2008

    Sunday Forum with Denyce Graves

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  • February 8, 2008

    William Cope Moyers Lecture

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  • January 31, 2008

    Sunday Forum with Jim Wallis

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    Sunday Forum with Brian McLaren

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  • January 31, 2008

    Emergent Church Leader, Author Brian McLaren to be Sunday Forum Speaker

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  • January 31, 2008

    Author and Sojourners Founder Jim Wallis Talks about “Reviving Faith and Politics in a Post-Religious Right America”

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  • January 25, 2008

    Sunday Forum with Krista Tippett

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  • January 17, 2008

    MLK Day Youth Non-Violence Event 2008

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  • January 17, 2008

    Sunday Forum with Rick Warren

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  • January 11, 2008

    Keiskamma Altarpiece

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  • January 10, 2008

    MLK Day Youth Non-Violence Event 2008

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  • January 8, 2008

    Sunday Forum with Michael Gerson

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  • January 8, 2008

    Sunday Forum with Tony Hall

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  • January 4, 2008

    Flower Mart 2008

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  • January 1, 2008

    West Virginia Major State Day

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  • November 25, 2007

    New York Major State Day

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  • November 20, 2007

    James Forbes, Jr., to Preach from Historic Pulpit

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  • November 11, 2007

    Connecticut Day

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  • November 5, 2007

    Centennial Gala

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  • November 3, 2007

    Interfaith Blessing at D.C. Rescue League

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  • October 23, 2007

    U.S. Iran Panel Discussion

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  • October 22, 2007

    Celebration of American Preaching

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  • October 21, 2007

    Virginia Commonwealth Day

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  • October 15, 2007

    Centennial Banners

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  • October 3, 2007

    Blessing of the Animals

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  • September 27, 2007

    Blessing of the Animals

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  • September 25, 2007

    New Sunday Forum Series

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  • September 3, 2007

    Peace Concert at Washington National Cathedral

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  • August 19, 2007

    Nebraska Major State Day

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  • August 1, 2007

    Wishes and Dreams: Iranian Art from Meridian International Exhibition

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  • July 20, 2007

    Virginia Major State Day

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  • July 15, 2007

    South Carolina Major State Day

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  • July 9, 2007

    Iranian Cyclists for Peace Make Final U.S. stop at Cathedral

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  • July 6, 2007

    Nebraska Major State Day

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  • July 5, 2007

    Cathedral Receives Gift at Smithsonian Folklife Festival

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  • July 3, 2007

    South Carolina Major State Day

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  • June 29, 2007

    CGJR Program Receives First Lady’s Support

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  • June 29, 2007

    First Lady Expresses Support of “Together Against Malaria”

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  • June 17, 2007

    Florida Major State Day

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  • June 12, 2007

    Dreamers & Believers Exhibit

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  • June 2, 2007

    Florida Major State Day

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  • May 29, 2007

    Cathedral Award to Desmond Tutu

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  • May 20, 2007

    California Major State Day

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  • May 14, 2007

    Bus Garage Opening

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  • May 2, 2007

    California Major State Day

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  • April 24, 2007

    Summer Festival 2007

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  • April 22, 2007

    Texas Major State Day

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  • April 12, 2007

    The Rev. Richard Cizik guest on Earth Day

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  • April 4, 2007

    Texas Major State Day

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  • March 21, 2007

    Church in the 21st Century

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  • March 18, 2007

    Arkansas Major State Day

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  • February 24, 2007

    Arkansas Major State Day

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  • February 11, 2007

    Wisconsin Major State Day

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  • January 29, 2007

    Wisconsin Major State Day

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  • January 10, 2007

    McCarthy Memorial Service

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  • December 30, 2006

    New Jersey Major State Day

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  • December 11, 2006

    Michael E. Hill

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  • December 10, 2006

    North Dakota Major State Day

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  • November 20, 2006

    Annual Exhibit of Crèches From Around the World

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  • November 13, 2006

    Maine Major State Day

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  • November 8, 2006

    Maine Major State Day

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  • October 25, 2006

    Seating of Katharine Jefferts Schori

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  • October 23, 2006

    Alabama Major State Day

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    Colorado Major State Day

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  • October 3, 2006

    Alabama Major State Day

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  • September 27, 2006

    Global Warming

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  • September 27, 2006

    Blessing of the Animals

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  • September 19, 2006

    Minnesota Major State Day

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  • September 18, 2006

    Massachusetts Major State Day

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  • September 10, 2006

    Minnesota Major State Day at Cathedral

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  • September 6, 2006

    Massachussetts Major State Day

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  • August 22, 2006

    Khatami to Speak at Cathedral

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  • August 21, 2006

    Kansas Major State Day

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  • August 21, 2006

    Alaska Major State Day

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  • August 2, 2006

    Alaska Major State Day

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  • July 26, 2006

    Investiture of Katharine Jefferts Schori

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  • July 18, 2006

    New Hampshire Major State Day

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  • July 7, 2006

    New Hampshire Major State Day

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  • June 11, 2006

    New Mexico Major State Day

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  • May 30, 2006

    New Mexico Major State Day

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  • May 21, 2006

    Kentucky Major State Day

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  • May 10, 2006

    Kentucky Major State Day

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  • April 30, 2006

    Louisiana Major State Day

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  • April 19, 2006

    Louisiana Major State Day

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  • March 27, 2006

    Holy Week 2006

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  • March 27, 2006

    Proxmire Memorial Service

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  • March 23, 2006

    Campaign to Battle Malaria in Mozambique

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  • March 19, 2006

    Iowa Major State Day

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  • March 16, 2006

    Campaign against Malaria in Mozambique

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  • March 4, 2006

    Iowa Major State Day

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  • March 1, 2006

    Tribute to Frederick Buechner

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  • February 19, 2006

    Rhode Island Major State Day

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  • February 10, 2006

    Rhode Island Major State Day

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  • February 6, 2006

    “The Rebirth of New Orleans” Revival

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  • January 23, 2006

    “The Rebirth of New Orleans” Revival

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  • January 22, 2006

    Oklahoma Major State Day

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  • January 21, 2006

    New Jersey Major State Day

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  • January 4, 2006

    Oklahoma Major State Day

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  • December 12, 2005

    Arizona Major State Day

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    Arizona Major State Day

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  • November 15, 2005

    Pennsylvania Major State Day

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  • November 10, 2005

    Pennsylvania Major State Day

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  • October 25, 2005

    McKee to Head NCA Board

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  • October 16, 2005

    Colorado Major State Day

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  • September 13, 2005

    Religious Leaders Unite on Poverty

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  • September 11, 2005

    Consultation of Religious Leaders on Global Poverty

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  • August 31, 2005

    Consultation on Global Poverty

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  • August 5, 2005

    Cathedral Scholars Graduation

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  • August 3, 2005

    Kansas Major State Day

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  • July 25, 2005

    Willliam Barnwell appointed Canon Missioner

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  • July 17, 2005

    Georgia Major State Day

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  • July 7, 2005

    Statement of Condolence from Washington National Cathedral

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  • July 7, 2005

    Statement of Condolence from Washington National Cathedral

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  • June 29, 2005

    Director for New Center for Christian Formation

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  • June 19, 2005

    Georgia Major State Day

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  • June 12, 2005

    Maryland Major State Day

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  • June 10, 2005

    Canon Speaks at World Bank

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  • June 8, 2005

    Award for Theological Excellence

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  • June 3, 2005

    Maryland Major State Day

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  • May 31, 2005

    Interfaith Award

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  • May 22, 2005

    Ohio Major State Day

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  • May 18, 2005

    Joseph Pozell Funeral Service

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  • May 5, 2005

    First Canon for Global Justice and Reconciliation

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  • May 5, 2005

    Cathedral Announces Conservator Appointment

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  • April 10, 2005

    Tennnessee Major State Day

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  • March 6, 2005

    Illinois Major State Day

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  • February 28, 2005

    Utah Major State Day

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  • February 15, 2005

    New Dean to Preach First Sermons

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  • February 1, 2005

    Sacred Circles 2005 “Compassion” Theme

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  • January 26, 2005

    Jewelry Sales to Benefit Indonesia

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  • January 14, 2005

    Martin Luther King Day

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  • January 9, 2005

    Hawaii Major State Day

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  • November 22, 2004

    Annual Exhibit of Crèches From Around the World

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  • November 21, 2004

    North Carolina Major State Day

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  • November 17, 2004

    Kings College Choir to perform Christmas Concert at Washington National Cathedral

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  • November 11, 2004

    Dean Named for Cathedral

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  • October 27, 2004

    Lutheran Reformation Service to be Held at Washington National Cathedral

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  • October 25, 2004

    Vicar Eastman's Response to Windsor Report

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  • October 22, 2004

    Funeral Service for Paul H. Nitze

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  • October 17, 2004

    Missouri Major State Day

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  • September 12, 2004

    West Virginia Major State Day

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  • August 18, 2004

    Kleiberg Requiem Premiere

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  • July 18, 2004

    Nevada State Day

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  • April 25, 2004

    Major Event Celebrates Delaware at Washington National Cathedral

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  • March 28, 2004

    Idaho Major State Day

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  • March 24, 2004

    Conference on Interfaith Shifts and Risks in America

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  • March 23, 2004

    Religion’s Role in the 2004 Presidential Race

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  • February 22, 2004

    Washington Major State Day

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  • February 3, 2004

    Concert to Celebrate Release of Compact Disc

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  • January 28, 2004

    Wyoming Major State Day

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  • January 13, 2004

    Cathedral Announces New Canon

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  • January 7, 2004

    Visions of the Future: Defeating Youth Violence

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  • January 7, 2004

    Frank T. Griswold III, Guest Preacher

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  • December 14, 2003

    Nebraska State Day

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  • November 17, 2003

    South Carolina Major State Day

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  • November 12, 2003

    Sam Keen to Discuss the Sacred and Spiritual Dimensions of Personal Power

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  • November 12, 2003

    Annual Exhibit of Crèches From Around the World

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  • November 4, 2003

    Rise of Anti-Semitism in America

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  • October 21, 2003

    Virginia Major State Day

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  • October 20, 2003

    Cathedral Announces Interim Director of Liturgy and Worship

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  • October 2, 2003

    Flower Mart 2004

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  • September 24, 2003

    Guidebook on Cathedral Gargoyles

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  • September 22, 2003

    Canon Precentor to Depart

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  • September 22, 2003

    Major Event Celebrates Florida at Washington National Cathedral

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  • September 21, 2003

    Florida State Day

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  • September 8, 2003

    Media Instructions for Covering His Holiness the Dalai Lama

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  • August 25, 2003

    Dean Nathan Baxter Elected Rector of Pennsylvania Parish

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  • July 28, 2003

    Funeral of Canon Emeritus Richard Wayne Dirksen

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  • July 3, 2003

    Cathedral Scholars Set to Graduate August 1st

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  • June 16, 2003

    Baxter's Final Sermon

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  • June 13, 2003

    Canon Elton O. Smith, Jr. Resigns

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  • May 22, 2003

    Cathedral Announces Director of Music Appointment

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  • May 5, 2003

    Arkansas Major State Day

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  • April 7, 2003

    Biographical Background of Canon Richard T. Feller

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  • March 20, 2003

    Cathedral Adjusts Hours and Services

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  • March 17, 2003

    Panels To Discuss How Religious Beliefs Impact Peace Negotiations

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  • February 26, 2003

    Scholar to Use Thirteenth-Century Mystic Rumi to Guide Prayer and Meditation

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  • February 23, 2003

    Vermont Major State Day

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  • February 4, 2003

    Columbia Memorial Service

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  • January 27, 2003

    Amy-Jill Levine on Communication Between Christians and Jews

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  • January 23, 2003

    Exhibit Displays How Others See The Cathedral

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  • January 22, 2003

    Cathedral Dean to Depart After Decade of Service

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  • January 22, 2003

    Resignation of The Very Reverend Nathan D. Baxter

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  • December 9, 2002

    Washington National Cathedral’s 50th Consecutive Televised Christmas

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  • December 2, 2002

    Dean Announces Appointment of Director of National Cathedral Association

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  • July 25, 2002

    Cathedral Scholars to Graduate

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  • July 24, 2002

    Cathedral Hosts Juried Photography Competition

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  • July 11, 2002

    Dieter Goldkuhle on “Sacred Space and Light at Washington National Cathedral”

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  • July 11, 2002

    Washington National Cathedral to Celebrate Its 95th Birthday

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  • June 9, 2002

    Rhode Island Major State Day

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  • May 8, 2002

    Cathedral Scholars Program

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  • May 8, 2002

    Peter Gomes, Guest Speaker

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  • May 1, 2002

    William Walton Centennial

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  • April 28, 2002

    Dean Announces New Department, Senior Director Appointment

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  • April 28, 2002

    Douglas Major to Depart After 28 Years at Washington National Cathedral

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  • April 22, 2002

    ANZAC Day

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  • April 22, 2002

    Cathedral Publication Garners Prestigious Awards

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  • April 21, 2002

    News- Alaska State Day

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  • April 4, 2002

    Bishop of Jerusalem to Visit Washington National Cathedral

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  • March 18, 2002

    Award-Winning Author Julia Cameron To Talk About Spirituality and Creativity at National Cathedral

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  • March 17, 2002

    Louisiana State Day

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  • March 1, 2002

    Bruce Sanford to Lead Cathedral Association Board

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  • February 15, 2002

    Women’s Spirituality Conference Attracts Sellout Crowd

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Parking at the Cathedral

Parking in the Cathedral’s underground garage is free on Sundays for services and organ recitals; parking for concerts and programs is available for an event-parking fee. Learn more about parking options for individuals and groups.