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Press Release Archive


Cathedral Loans Robert E. Lee Stained Glass Window to Smithsonian

Posted on September 22, 2021

The window, which was permanently removed from the Cathedral in 2017, is part of the Museum's “Make Good the Promises: Reconstruction and Its Legacies" exhibit.

Cathedral to Host Memorial Service for 20th Anniversary of 9/11 Attacks

Posted on September 09, 2021

The service, on Sept. 12, will feature the images of firefighters who died in the attacks, along with the tolling of the Cathedral’s funeral bell and participation from local fire departments.

Cathedral to Host Funeral Service of Former Sen. John Warner

Posted on June 18, 2021

The ashes of the longtime Senator from Virginia, who also served as Secretary of the Navy, will be present at the service, which will be attended by Virginia, military and Congressional leaders 

June 2021: Lighting the Way Toward Justice

Posted on June 04, 2021

In this moment of extreme division, mass shootings, racism, prejudice and injustice, we continue striving to serve God and our neighbors as agents of reconciliation and transformation.  

Cathedral Adds Stone Carving of Elie Wiesel to Its Human Rights Porch

Posted on April 27, 2021

Throughout his life, Wiesel used his voice to try to confront gross human rights abuses and prevent genocide, understanding that taking action early could prevent others from suffering the same fate that befell millions of Jews during the Holocaust.

Statement on the Guilty Verdict in the Death of George Floyd

Posted on April 20, 2021

What we did not know until today was whether our criminal justice system would render justice in a case of a White officer taking the life of a Black man. 

After Back-to-Back Mass Shootings, America Must Do Better

Posted on March 23, 2021

The sad truth is that we do this to ourselves. We allow ourselves to live this way and we fail to hold our lawmakers accountable.

Dean Hollerith: Words Matter as America Confronts Ugly Racism

Posted on March 19, 2021

When our words are used to demean and dehumanize, it’s not long before our actions can follow. There is no place for casual racism in our country, in our church or in the Kingdom of God. 

Cathedral to Host Public Vaccination of Clergy with Drs. Collins and Fauci

Posted on March 12, 2021

Event will be held inside the Cathedral and will feature remarks from Fauci and Collins, followed by public vaccination of a diverse group of D.C.-area faith leaders from impacted communities

Cathedral Announces Jon Meacham as Canon Historian

Posted on March 10, 2021

Pulitzer Prize-winning historian will help shape programming and events at the Cathedral around issues of faith, spirituality and the American story.

Dean Hollerith: I was Wrong and I am Sorry

Posted on February 10, 2021

It is important that  we seek reconciliation and relationship with those with whom we disagree, but not at the expense of the sacred dignity and worth of our LGBTQ friends and families. 

Black History Month: Something to Celebrate

Posted on February 02, 2021

Black History Month recounts specific moments, achievements and milestones, but it also presents an opportunity to recall a witness of faith that has provided countless people the strength to “see a way out of no way.”