National Cathedral gets boost for repair effort

WASHINGTON (RNS) One year after an earthquake caused extensive damage to the Washington National Cathedral, church officials received a $5 million grant from Lilly Endowment to help restore the structure. By Chris Lisee.

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Shinto priests prepare to mark Japan’s quake anniversary

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WASHINGTON (RNS) Shinto priests throughout Japan are preparing to hold commemoration ceremonies on 11 March to mark the one-year anniversary of the earthquake and tsunami that killed an estimated 20,000 people. By Debra Rubin.

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