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Washington National Cathedral to remove windows honoring Confederate generals

By Adelle M. Banks — September 6, 2017

WASHINGTON (RNS) — Officials said their decision-making process concerning the windows sped up after the violence in Charlottesville, Va., last month.

National Cathedral faces calls to remove windows with Confederate generals

By Adelle M. Banks — October 27, 2016

WASHINGTON (RNS) The windows were added in 1953 with the support of the United Daughters of the Confederacy.

Confederate flag images quietly removed from National Cathedral

By Adelle M. Banks — September 28, 2016

WASHINGTON (RNS) Cathedral officials decided ‘to just do it and get it done and move on to the next phase,’ a spokesman said.

National Cathedral to remove Confederate flag images

By Adelle M. Banks — June 8, 2016

WASHINGTON (RNS) Cathedral officials acknowledged that there are intense feelings about the best way to handle the controversial windows.

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