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  • Highlights of US projects by muralist Meiere

    The works of Art Deco muralist Hildreth Meiere can be found in 100 buildings in 15 states. Here are some highlights:


  • Historically black Va. college sees hope in sale

    The St. Paul's College campus and the 35 buildings on its roller-coaster grounds are for sale in hopes it can continue to educate young black men and women in this rural community.


  • Married Davenport man will become Catholic priest

    A Davenport man will continue his 29-year marriage when he is ordained this summer as a priest in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Davenport.


  • Court declines to take up Episcopal Church dispute

    The Supreme Court on Monday declined to intervene in a dispute between the Episcopal Church and a conservative northern Virginia congregation that left the denomination in a rift over homosexuality and other issues, ending a seven-year legal battle over a historic church that traces its roots back to George Washington.


  • Erie's Episcopal bishop facing new role

    "Collaboration."


  • Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, escorted by the Very Rev. John Hall, dean of Westminster Abbey, leaves the church in London on Tuesday, June 4, 2013, after a service to celebrate the 60th anniversary of her coronation. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

    KELLNER: Westminster's vicar seeks to boost U.S. ties

    The Very Rev. John R. Hall, a 38-year veteran of Church of England service, was in Washington last month to strengthen ties with the National Cathedral and to cultivate more friends for Westminster Abbey on this side of the Atlantic.


  • ** FILE ** Scaffolding is seen on the Washington National Cathedral in this Nov. 12, 2011, file photo taken before the consecration service of the first female Bishop of Washington, Rev. Mariann Edgar Budde. The Washington National Cathedral, where the nation gathers to mourn tragedies and celebrate new presidents, will soon begin performing same-sex marriages. It will announce its new policy Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

    National Cathedral’s same-sex marriage decision renews old debate, but doesn’t end it

    The decision by leaders of the Washington National Cathedral to perform same-sex weddings is getting a mixed reception, with supporters calling it consistent with the church's path for more than a decade and critics warning of further division on an issue that has roiled religious denominations across the country.


  • On the market for $1,299,999, the home at 1735 19th St. NW has served as the rectory of St. Thomas Episcopal Parish for the last 40 years. The home has four finished levels and a deck.

    Resale of the week: Former rectory in Dupont area a blessed find

    Many of the residences surrounding Dupont Circle are well-known architectural gems. While some hide unusual facets behind their stately facades, many people still would be surprised to learn they have been strolling past the rectory of St. Thomas Episcopal Parish for decades without realizing the property's connection to that historic church. The rectory, at 1735 19th St. NW, served for much of the past 40 years as the home of the church's priests.


  • The 1611 King James Bible is the subject of "Manifold Greatness," a new exhibit at the Folger Shakespeare Library. Seen here is the title page. Translation began in 1604 at the order of England's King James I. (Folger Shakespeare Library)

    Sacred or sublime, the King James Bible is a timeless source

    As it marks its 400th anniversary this year, the King James Bible is suddenly a trending topic, the focus of a surge of scholarly, curatorial and public interest that includes a fascinating new exhibit at the Folger Shakespeare Library.


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