sunset glows on the National Cathedral as summer clouds hang overhead, maybe a reminder of the pandemic on this last day of June in Washington
Rev. William Barber II, one of the leading progressive-leaning faith leaders in the country and co-chair of the Poor People's Campaign, is currently preaching at the Washington National Cathedral. His message: “America, Accepting Death Is Not an Option Anymore!”
The Washington National Cathedral has found its own way of honoring and showing support for the graduating class of 2020. The cathedral is expected to be lit up for the class of 2020 from dusk to dawn until May 23rd.
Trump, yesterday: "I gave [Sen. McCain] the kind of funeral that he wanted, which as president I had to approve." Washington National Cathedral, today: "No funeral at the Cathedral requires the approval of the president or any other government official.”
This is a very big deal. Extraordinary step by National Cathedral. Have We No Decency? A Response to President Trump - Washington National Cathedral
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According to the Washington National Cathedral, this is false: "Only a state funeral for a former president involves consultation with government officials. No funeral at the Cathedral requires the approval of the president or any other government official.”
The President and First Lady will attend the funeral for President George H.W. Bush at the National Cathedral in Washington.