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Cathedral dean talks to NPR about Lee-Jackson windows

NPR Morning Edition spoke with the Very Rev. Randy Hollerith, dean of the National Cathedral, about the decision to remove the Lee-Jackson windows. A snippet: HOLLERITH: … the windows are not leaving the cathedral. They’re coming out of the nave. And it is my – very much my hope that we will have them in

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Washington National Cathedral removes Confederate windows

In a letter signed by the Right Reverend Mariann Edgar Budde, Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Washington; the Very Reverend Randolph Marshall Hollerith, Dean of Washington National Cathedral and John Donoghue, Chair, Cathedral Chapter the announcement was made earlier today to remove windows installed in 1953 and dedicated to Robert E. Lee and Stonewall

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Lee descendant steps away from his congregation

The Revd Robert Wright Lee IV is a descendant of Robert E. Lee and an ordained minister in the United Church of Christ in North Carolina. His unique personal standing, and his preaching against White supremacy, led to an invitation to speak at the recent MTV awards. That appearance led to some unwanted attention, for Lee,

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