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Memorial For Mandela Planned At National Cathedral

A memorial for former South African leader Nelson Mandela is being planned at the Washington National Cathedral.

12/06/2013

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Woman Accused Of Paint Vandalism Found Incompetent

Doctors say a woman who was arrested in July and accused of splattering green paint at the Washington National Cathedral is incompetent to stand trial.

09/27/2013

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Woman Charged In Cathedral Vandalism Admitted To Psychiatric Ward

A woman charged with defacing the Washington National Cathedral with green paint and suspected of similar vandalism at the Lincoln Memorial and other sites has been admitted to a hospital psychiatric ward.

08/29/2013

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National Cathedral Showcases Repairs 2 Years After 5.8 Magnitude Earthquake

Another setback for an American treasure—the National Cathedral in Washington D.C. Two years after an earthquake cracked and crumbled parts of the structure, the cost of repairs has grown to $26 million.

08/22/2013

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National Cathedral Wins Preservation Funds Contest

Washington National Cathedral and George Washington’s Mount Vernon estate have both won $100,000 grants among 24 sites around the nation’s capital competing for historic preservation funds.

05/13/2013

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Gay Marriage Ad Features Washington National Cathedral Dean

The dean of Washington National Cathedral is speaking out in support of gay marriage in a new advertisement airing in advance of next week’s Supreme Court arguments on same-sex marriage.

03/22/2013

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National Cathedral Hosts Gun Violence Discussions

A weekend of conversations on the impact of gun violence is kicking off at the National Cathedral.

03/14/2013

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National Cathedral To Perform Same-Sex Weddings

A landmark church opens its door to same-sex marriage.

01/09/2013

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Religious Leaders Call For End To Gun Violence

Religious leaders representing a broad range of faiths are gathering at Washington National Cathedral to remember the lives lost in the Connecticut school shooting and to call for an end to gun violence.

12/21/2012

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National Cathedral Dean To Advocate Gun Control

The dean of Washington National Cathedral will call for stricter gun control during his sermons Sunday.

12/15/2012

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DC Cathedral To Mark 9/11 With Prayers For Healing

Washington National Cathedral plans to mark the 11th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks with prayers at its regularly scheduled services that day, rather than hold a larger commemoration event.

09/07/2012

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National Cathedral Gets $5 Million For Restoration

The Washington National Cathedral has received a $5 million gift from the Lilly Endowment Inc. for restoration of damage caused by last year’s 5.8-magnitude earthquake.

08/23/2012

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