Washington DC

  • April 4, 2018

    Act Now to End Racism march and rally in Washington, DC takes place 50 years after the assassination of Rev. Dr Martin Luther King, Jr., the iconic American civil rights leader.

  • April 28, 2017

    Multi-faith pilgrims will unify to honour creation at the Peoples Climate March in Washington on the National Mall, tomorrow. The event, which comes as a crescendo in a week of climate action, is expected to draw tens of thousands from across the US and broad support from 300 sister marches planned across the country and around the world.

  • December 8, 2013

    The dean of Washington National Cathedral was selected this past week to serve as the new chairperson of Faiths United to Prevent Gun Violence.

  • July 13, 2012

    A large-scale Bible museum will open in Washington DC within four years, Adelle M. Banks of the Religion News Service reports.

  • November 22, 2011

    Organisations engaged in religious lobbying or religion-related advocacy in Washington DC have increased fivefold in the past four decades, says new research.

  • August 26, 2011

    An unusual magnitude 5.8 earthquake that struck in central Virginia on the afternoon of 23 August 2011 significantly damaged the central tower of Washington National Cathedral.

  • March 4, 2010

    Washington National Cathedral has hosted a summit of Christian and Muslim faith leaders, seeking to promote understanding and reconciliation between the two traditions.

  • December 3, 2007

    A daily online Advent calendar from the Episcopal Diocese of Washington DC aims to to help office workers, families and those with busy lives to reflect on 'the reason for the season' - and to think about giving if they want, too.

  • October 19, 2007

    As world financial leaders gather in Washington DC for the annual joint strategy meetings of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund, Christian Aid is calling for an urgent rethink of the World Bank’s approach to tackling energy poverty.

  • May 3, 2007

    On the issue of the US involvement in Iraq, here's a very sobering statistic...