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Press Contact Information

Meredith MacKenzie and Tony Franquiz, West End Strategy Team
(202) 776-7700

Kevin Eckstrom, Chief Communications Officer
(202) 537-2238

Photo Policy Information

Learn more about the Cathedral’s photo policy and how to obtain a photo permit.

Press Release Archive


Trump Action Will Politicize Churches, Cathedral Dean Says

Posted on May 04, 2017

"This move will politicize churches ... further polarize the people we are attempting to unite.”

Cathedral to Probe Legacy of Robert E. Lee

Posted on March 22, 2017

Moderated by 1A’s Joshua Johnson, Discussion is Part of an Ongoing Series on Racial Reconciliation and Justice 

Cathedral to Host Documentary Featuring Three Tradesmen

Posted on March 22, 2017

"Good Work: Masters of the Building Arts” showcases artisans in the building trades.

Cathedral to Host Mardi Gras Waffle Races

Posted on February 24, 2017

This year’s races will be preceded by a three-day “Waffle Madness” promotion at Open City Café.

Religious Leaders to Convene for Death Penalty Dialogue

Posted on February 01, 2017

Panel features EJ Dionne Jr and arias from Washington National Opera

Dean Randy Hollerith on President Trump’s refugee order

Posted on January 31, 2017

"This deeply troubling action is ... as un-American as it is un-Christian."

Statement by Dean Randy Hollerith

Posted on January 12, 2017

Music is a precious gift that holds the potential to point our hearts toward something larger than the things that divide us.

Press Credentialing For National Prayer Service

Posted on January 10, 2017

The Cathedral will host an interfaith service as part of the inaugural weekend.

Cathedral to Address Legacy and Future of Lee-Jackson Windows

Posted on October 24, 2016

The panel is one of a series of public forums and events on the issues of racism, slavery and racial reconciliation.

Randy Hollerith to be installed as Cathedral’s 11th dean

Posted on October 20, 2016

Episcopal Presiding Bishop Michael Curry will preach at the installation on Sunday, Oct. 23 at 4 p.m.

Sir Salman Rushdie to Speak at Washington National Cathedral

Posted on October 17, 2016

Rushdie will deliver the inaugural Eudora Welty Lecture on the topic of “One Writer’s Beginnings.”

NPR’s Diane Rehm to preach at Washington National Cathedral

Posted on October 05, 2016

Rehm will preach at both services and reflect on her long career with journalist Ray Suarez.