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.
(RNS) The Rev. Adam Hamilton, a United Methodist pastor from Kansas known for his centrist views, will deliver the sermon at the National Prayer Service Tuesday at Washington National Cathedral, which concludes President Obama's inaugural ceremonies. By Daniel Burke.
WASHINGTON (RNS) As bells tolled across the country on Friday (Dec. 21) in memory of lives lost in Newtown, Conn., religious leaders gathered outside the Washington National Cathedral to push congregants and Congress to prevent further gun violence. By Adelle M. Banks.
WASHINGTON (RNS) One year after an earthquake caused extensive damage to the Washington National Cathedral, church officials received a $5 million grant from Lilly Endowment to help restore the structure. By Chris Lisee.
(RNS) President Obama doesn’t think it’s his job to defend his Christian faith against doubters who suspect he’s a secret Muslim. His GOP challenger, Mitt Romney, says religion is “integral” to his life, even as he avoids mentioning his Mormon faith by name. By Daniel Burke.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Prison Fellowship founder and former Nixon aide Chuck Colson was memorialized Wednesday (May 16) at Washington National Cathedral in a service steeped in Scripture and prayers about prison and redemption. By Adelle M. Banks.
WASHINGTON (RNS) The Washington National Cathedral took 83 years to build, but a rare earthquake last summer took only seconds to wreak damage that will take as long as a decade to repair and cost more than $20 million. By Lauren Markoe.