Gary Hall, Dean of Washington National Cathedral, to Step Down

In The Washington Post, Michelle Boorstein reports on the Very Rev. Gary Hall’s Tuesday announcement that he will step down from the helm of the Washington National Cathedral, which is located in D.C. and serves as the flagship of the Episcopal Church. During his three years at the cathedral, Hall’s activism sparked “debate about how political clergy should be,” especially at a church often seen as “America’s church,” Boorstein writes. She continues, “How do you stand for ‘America’s church’ when America isn’t sure what it wants in a church? How do you promote civic religion when the entire relationship between church and state is being renegotiated?”

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