Tag Archives: National Cathedral

Bush 43 Breaks Down In Tears During Father’s Eulogy

NBC News reports: George W. Bush, the 43rd president, gave a tearful eulogy of his father, peppered with jokes and personal stories. He said his father taught his children about the importance of public service and how to live a life with grace, humility and kindness. “He was a genuinely optimistic man,” Bush said about his father. “And that optimism …

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LIVE VIDEO: State Funeral For George H.W. Bush

USA Today reports: Thousands are expected to pay their respects Wednesday to George H.W. Bush during a state funeral service at Washington National Cathedral on a national day of mourning for the last president from the “Greatest Generation.” His son, former president George W. Bush, former Canadian prime minister Brian Mulroney and biographer Jon Meacham will deliver eulogies for the …

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Matthew Shepard Interred At DC’s National Cathedral

ABC News reports: The ashes of Matthew Shepard were interred at the National Cathedral in Washington Friday, giving him a “home that is safe” 20 years after his brutal murder, his father said. “To the National Cathedral, I cannot thank you enough … for leading the way and showing acceptance and inclusiveness for any and all who enter these grounds,” …

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WASHINGTON: Christian Woman Disrupts Muslim Service At National Cathedral

On Friday the National Cathedral in Washington DC held its first-ever Muslim prayer service, much to the anguish of Teabagistan. The event was briefly disrupted by a shouting Christian woman, who has been interviewed by (who else?) World Net Daily: Christine Weick, a 50-year-old Michigan woman with flowing blonde hair who lives out of her car, rose from the packed …

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The National Cathedral Is Promoting Evil

Tony Perkins says that if you condemn homophobia, as the dean of DC’s National Cathedral recently did, you are promoting evil. So says the man with financial ties to the Ku Klux Klan and who keynoted the meeting of a white supremacist group.

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Nat’l Cathedral Rings Bells For Marriage

Yesterday the National Cathedral in Washington DC pealed its bells (for a really long time) in celebration of the Supreme Court’s rulings on same-sex marriage. Cathedral spokesman Richard Weinberg said the bells rang at noon Wednesday for 45 minutes to an hour. Bells also rang at other Episcopal, Methodist, Presbyterian, Unitarian and other Christian churches. In a statement, the cathedral’s …

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Petition Of The Day

Failed presidential candidate and probable vampire Ralph Reed is ever so pissed about gay marriages at the National Cathedral. In recent years, the National Cathedral has received hundreds of thousands of dollars in federal grants. The Episcopal Church is one of the richest denominations in the United States and the oldest. According to Richard Ostling of the Associated Press, “the …

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