Is the Washington National Cathedral the spiritual center of the nation? In the mind of the liberal Episcopal cathedral’s new dean, it should be. Such an assertion would surprise many of America’s churchgoers, the vast majority of whom are not even Oldline Protestants, let alone Episcopalians. But since assuming leadership of the Cathedral in October, Dean Gary R. Hall has frequently spoken of the church’s role as being “at the center” of American public life.
Comments: Until her death two years ago, my mother was a dedicated contributor to the Washington Cathedral. I´m glad she didn´t live to see how it has been desecrated.
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J F Ackerman, 1/21/2013 10:02:55 AM (No. 9129716)
Desecrated: perfect word for the Washington Cathedral as it is today. And, no, it never was, is, or will be "at the center" of American public life. It´s one far-left, highly politicized church... only one among many in this country... sadly.
I found myself wondering, who picks the deans? I also found myself wondering, who picked Senator Obama as the candidate for President all those miserable years ago? In both cases there was nothing in the way of accomplishments but a heap of ideology known only to a few.
That´s the one #3. The elites at the head of the church are mostly non-believers anyway. They see the church as a vehicle to do what they consider good.....that is to push their socialist and Marxist beliefs on the rest of us hicks.
It´s not just the Episcopal Church losing funds and members. We just had a huge break-up in my city of a large Presbyterian church. Most of the members got fed up with PCUSA and pulled the church out altogether. Quite a traumatic event but it shows how desperate traditional Christians are becoming.
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