(RNS) It is simply inappropriate to use a precious institution to suggest that the church bestows its blessing on a leader so obviously beyond the pale of Christian thought.
WASHINGTON (RNS) The National Prayer Service, which will be held on Jan. 21, the day after the swearing-in, is the last of the official inaugural events announced by the Presidential Inaugural Committee.
(RNS) Thousands of Christians will end this election season in the pews, praying and singing to remind themselves of God's sovereignty in their lives.
WASHINGTON (RNS) The windows were added in 1953 with the support of the United Daughters of the Confederacy.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Cathedral officials decided 'to just do it and get it done and move on to the next phase,’ a spokesman said.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Cathedral officials acknowledged that there are intense feelings about the best way to handle the controversial windows.
A cathedral visit raises questions about spiritual journeys are a challenge. Which doors will you open? Which will you close?
A stone carving of Daniels joins those of Mother Teresa and Rosa Parks.
WASHINGTON (RNS) The prominent building on the skyline of the nation’s capital includes windows containing an image of the controversial flag.
(RNS) More than three years after an earthquake rattled the Washington National Cathedral, its interior is repaired. But what about the outside?
(RNS) A newly commissioned liturgy to commemorate the centennial of World War I is as much about atonement as it is about remembrance.
(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.
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.