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Richard Cizik

Cizik Preaches Climate Conversion at National Cathedral

April 21, 2016

“A significant percentage of Americans believe climate change is a lie – a conspiracy,” Former National Association of Evangelicals official Richard Cizik preached at the National Cathedral. “But they also think green lizards run the government. But there is a blindness. It comes from seeing one’s self as lord of this world, not a steward in the Kingdom of God.”

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UMC Official: Christians, Jews, and Muslims on Same “Spiritual Journey”

April 20, 2016

The Rev. Dr. Susan Henry-Crowe, General Secretary of the UMC’s GBCS, preached at the Washington National Cathedral on Sunday, April 17.

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Jim Wallis: Racism “in the air that we breathe”

March 15, 2016

White racism is endemic in the United States, according to a prominent Evangelical Left author and activist who preached Sunday at the Washington National Cathedral.

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Enthusiastic Episcopalians Install Their New Leader

November 5, 2015

A declining church sees a light at the end of the tunnel in its new leader, but problems persist.

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National Cathedral Hosts Interfaith ‘Celebration’ on Global Warming

September 26, 2015

Motivated by Pope Francis’ visit to the U.S., the September 24 event involved “inspirational messages, songs and poetry” from Christian, Jewish, and Muslim officials.

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National Cathedral Dean Exits Amid Struggles

August 20, 2015

During Dean Gary Hall’s tenure, the cathedral began charging an admission fee for visitors and announced it was available to rent for corporate events.

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Dean of National Cathedral to Step Down

August 18, 2015

Gary Hall announced he will step down as dean on Dec. 31 – two years early — saying the prominent Episcopal cathedral needs major financial and programmatic changes

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Mark Tooley in First Things: National Cathedral & Confederate Windows

July 10, 2015

(This piece originally appeared at First Things) The Dean of the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C., which is an Episcopal Church institution but serves as a place for national religious pageantry, wants to remove…

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Washington National Cathedral Celebrates Gay Marriage Decision

July 7, 2015

LGBT-affirming churches are openly celebrating the gay marriage decision as a gift from God. What impact will this have on faithful churches in a post-Obergefell v. Hodges world?

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Pride Festivals Draw Liberal Clergy on Parade

June 19, 2015

Church officials and congregations ranging from retired Episcopal Church Bishop Gene Robinson to several downtown congregations were on-hand for gay pride events this past weekend.

Reverend Canon Gina Campbell (left) to preside over January 25 Eucharist, becoming the first United Methodist to do so at Washington National Cathedral, Dr. Kim Cape (right) to preach. (Photos: GBHEM)

United Methodists and Episcopalians Mark “Waystation” to Full Communion

February 6, 2015

United Methodist and Episcopal Church officials recently joined together at the National Cathedral to mark an agreement bringing the two denominations closer.

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National Cathedral Hosts Muslim Friday Prayers

November 14, 2014

For the first time, the Episcopal Church’s Washington National Cathedral has hosted a Muslim service of Friday prayers at the landmark national church.