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Topic - National Cathedral
D.C. police on Monday arrested a woman in a string of green-paint vandalism in the District, but officials said they did not know whether she was responsible for all or just some of the incidents that include Friday's attack on the Lincoln Memorial.
The National Cathedral in Washington rang its church bells for 45 minutes to an hour on Wednesday to celebrate the Supreme Court's rulings that cleared the path for gay marriage in California and federal recognition for married same-sex couples.
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.
Washington National Cathedral and George Washington's Mount Vernon estate each won $100,000 grants Monday, among 24 sites around the nation's capital competing for historic preservation funds.