Gay Marriage

Washington National Cathedral to Perform Same Sex Marriages

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The Washington National Cathedral has announced that it will begin celebrating weddings of gay and lesbian couples inside the historic church.

In a released statement from the cathedral, its leadership states the church has a "long history of advancing equality for people of all faiths and perspectives. The Cathedral is called to serve as a gathering place for the nation in times of significance, but it is also rooted in its role as the most visible faith community within the Episcopal Church.