(RNS) Thursday’s service marked nearly a year since a massacre took 26 lives at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. Americans from a spectrum of faiths prayed, sang and testified about a gun violence epidemic they said is poisoning the nation’s soul.
Articles tagged “Washington National Cathedral”
WASHINGTON (RNS) The Washington National Cathedral is a cavernous, hard-to-heat space, but the atmosphere was warm and intimate Wednesday as Nelson Mandela was honored for his struggle against apartheid.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Borrowing a page from the storied cathedrals of Europe that charge admission to tourists, Washington National Cathedral hopes the estimated $300,000 in annual ticket sales can help restore the building to its original glory.
WASHINGTON (RNS) As the government shutdown enters its second week, some religious groups are starting to feel the pinch, and they’re also finding ways to reach out.
In honor of the victims at the Washington Navy Yard shooting on Monday, Sept. 16, the Washington National Cathedral Choir of Girls sing the Navy hymn, “Eternal Father, strong to save”.
(RNS) A 58-year-old woman was arrested after two chapels in the Washington National Cathedral were defaced with green paint Monday (July 29) afternoon.
WASHINGTON (RNS) The storied Washington National Cathedral will receive $100,000 to help pay for inspection and repair of its nave’s vaults following a rare East Coast earthquake that hit the Washington area in 2011.
(RNS) Four landmark houses of worship in the nation’s capital are competing for preservation cash in a campaign launched Wednesday (April 24) by American Express and the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
WASHINGTON (RNS) President Obama started his second term with a traditional worship service and a challenge to work towards healing the nation’s divides.