National Cathedral suffers `significant damage’ in quake

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(RNS) The earthquake that rumbled up the East Coast from Virginia on Tuesday (Aug. 23) “significantly damaged” the central tower of Washington National Cathedral, shaking carved stone finials from atop the iconic church. The quake also left cracks in the flying buttresses that support the cathedral, an Episcopal church that serves as a religious focal […]

  • suzanne johnson

    I thought it was a Catholic church.

  • Texas Catholic

    Reply to Suzanne: Well with the new provisions streamlining the entrance of Anglicans/Episcopalians in the the Catholic Church it soon might be.

    P.S. Regarding the damage: As long as the “gargoyle” carving of Darth Vader on the exterior of the structure is okay I’m okay.