Skip to comments.Washington National Cathedral Ponders Sale of Rare Books
Posted on 06/05/2010 6:40:17 AM PDT by tellw
Over the past two years, economic hard times have loomed as large at Washington National Cathedral as the Gothic spires that grace the city's skyline.
The cathedral has slashed its budget from $27 to $13 million, outsourcing its gift shop operation and shuttering its popular greenhouse and its continuing education college for clergy. Three rounds of layoffs have reduced the staff from 170 to 70, including, at the end of this month, the cathedral's conservator and the liturgist who oversaw the April memorial service for civil rights pioneer Dorothy Height.
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I couldn’t agree more!
This sculpture above the main entrance to the cathdral is called,
ironically, I think, “Creation” even though it bears no resemblance to
the biblical account.
But you ain’t gonna’ see something like that at a church here in
Even at an Episcopalian congregation!