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By Luther Young and Luther Young,Sun Staff Correspondent | September 30, 1990
WASHINGTON -- When the last stone was fitted atop the St Paul Tower of the Washington National Cathedral yesterday, the Gothic masterwork of gleaming Indiana limestone didn't change much in appearance.But final brushstrokes are like that. The ceremony was a powerful, joyous symbol for President Bush, area church leaders and 10,000 spectators gathered outside in the autumn sunshine to mark the completion of the cathedral 83 years to the day after it was begun."We have constructed here this symbol of our nation's spiritual life, overlooking the center of our nation's secular life," Mr. Bush said.
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September 18, 1992
A MARYLAND Episcopalian, fresh from last week's visit by the Archbishop of Canterbury, reports:"Considering how big 1692, 1792 and 1892 were in the life of the diocese, we wondered if 1992 could keep up the pace. O we of little faith."The House of Bishops, for the first time in 100 years assembling in Baltimore, numbered 175; that includes a woman bishop and a woman bishop-elect. An onlooker asked, 'Why do they sit around in an expensive hotel and read the Bible? Bishops are supposed to know the Bible.
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By Karen Hosler and Karen Hosler,Washington Bureau of The Sun Peter Osterlund of The Sun's Washington Bureau contributed to this article | January 16, 1991
WASHINGTON -- President Bush began the last day before potential war in the Persian Gulf with a reflective walk around the White House grounds and two telephone calls to clergymen whom he asked to pray for the country.The White House insisted that Mr. Bush was not looking for spiritual guidance before giving the order that would sends hundreds of thousands of American men and women into battle against Iraq."The president is at peace with himself, is ready to make the tough decisions ahead that are necessary," said spokesman Marlin Fitzwater, who also described Mr. Bush as "resolute."
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By Gilbert A. Lewthwaite and Gilbert A. Lewthwaite,SUN FOREIGN STAFF | June 23, 1998
CAPE TOWN, South Africa -- An explosive document urging a new approach to some of the most divisive and sensitive issues of human sexuality will be presented to a major meeting of Anglican bishops next month, threatening the unity of an already deeply divided church.Convening for their once-in-a-decade Lambeth Conference in England, 800 Anglican bishops from around the world will be asked to adopt a "way three" of viewing such issues as out-of-wedlock birth, the remarriage of divorcees, faithful homosexual relationships and polygamy.
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By Mary Gail Hare, The Baltimore Sun | October 31, 2011
Despite the rain, snow and blustery wind Saturday, a crowd of more than 100 robed clergy and their congregants surrounded the 18-foot-tall bronze statue of Martin Luther that overlooks Lake Montebello and recreated the original unveiling service from 75 years ago. "Where he lived, there was lots of snow all the time," joked Bishop Wolfgang D. Herz-Lane, leader of the Delaware-Maryland Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. "This would not have deterred him. " The crowd, which tried to stay dry underneath two tents and umbrellas, followed the program of the statue's dedication on Oct. 31, 1936, offering the same prayers and intoning the same hymns.
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March 28, 1996
Margaret McGrath Rockefeller,80, a prominent conservationist and wife of philanthropist David Rockefeller, died Tuesday in New York after complications from heart surgery.In 1970, she founded the Maine Coast Heritage Trust, which has since conserved more than 66,000 acres in the state. She also was a founding member of the American Farmland Trust and was a trustee of the New York Philharmonic.Carl Edward Stegmaier Jr.,75, whose lifetime study of insects won him worldwide professional acclaim, died Monday of cancer in Tallahassee, Fla. As an entomologist for the U.S. Department of Agriculture, he published 38 papers on fruit flies, weevils and mites, and on the eradication of ragweed throughout Russia.
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July 22, 2013
On June 30, at the Bayou Restaurant in Havre de Grace, the Delaware, Cecil and Harford County African Methodist Protestant churches celebrated 200 years of service. The Rev. Jonathan D. Stewart, conference presiding elder District One, and the most Rev. Dr. Delbert L. Jackson, presiding prelate-bishop, officiated over the banquet. More than 100 members attended the fellowship dinner.
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September 9, 1992
Reporting to the nearly 200 Episcopal bishops from North, Central and South America meeting this week in Baltimore, Presiding Bishop Edmond L. Browning confided last night that he had successfully bet for the New York Yankees and against the Orioles at Camden Yards Monday night.He felt a little guilty, he told bishops at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, and would contribute his winnings to disaster relief.How much was the bet?Before Bishop Browning's announcement, one of the Episcopal Church funds for relief totaled $25,000.
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April 4, 1992
Barbara D. CurtoOwned insurance firmServices for Barbara Durgin Curto, owner of the Haines Insurance Agency in Rising Sun, will be held at 2 p.m. today at West Nottingham Presbyterian Church in West Nottingham.Mrs. Curto, who lived in Rising Sun, died Wednesday at the Francis Scott Key Medical Center in Baltimore of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. She was 49.She started the insurance agency in 1975 and was a member of the Rising Sun Business Association and the Cecil County Chamber of Commerce.
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By Frank P. L. Somerville | September 28, 1990
Among Washington's most impressive landmarks and tourist attractions is the Gothic-style ecclesiastical seat of the Episcopal Bishop of Washington. The official title is Cathedral Church of St. Peter and St. Paul, but it is far better known by its unofficial nickname: the National Cathedral.Tomorrow, 83 years to the day after the cornerstone was laid on an undeveloped hill in northwest Washington, the final stone will be ceremoniously inserted in this soaring monument to the glory of God and the artistic inventiveness of mankind.
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