St. Nicholas Cathedral (Washington, D.C.)

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'''St. Nicholas Cathedral (Washington, D.C.)''' is the primatial [[cathedral]] of His Beatitude [[Herman (Swaiko) of Washington and New York|Herman]], [[Archbishop]] of Washington and New York, [[Metropolitan]] of All America and Canada of the [[Orthodox Church in America]].  The Very Rev. Constantine White has served as the dean of the cathedral since 1998.
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'''St. Nicholas Cathedral (Washington, D.C.)''' is the primatial [[cathedral]] of His Beatitude [[Herman (Swaiko) of Washington and New York|Herman]], [[Archbishop]] of Washington and New York, [[Metropolitan]] of All America and Canada of the [[Orthodox Church in America]].  The Very Rev. Constantine White has served as the dean of the cathedral since 1998.  
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[[Image: St Nicholas Wash DC1.jpg|right|250px|thumb|St Nicholas Cathedral - Washington, DC]]
  
 
== General information and history ==
 
== General information and history ==

Revision as of 12:09, January 22, 2006

St. Nicholas Cathedral (Washington, D.C.) is the primatial cathedral of His Beatitude Herman, Archbishop of Washington and New York, Metropolitan of All America and Canada of the Orthodox Church in America. The Very Rev. Constantine White has served as the dean of the cathedral since 1998.

St Nicholas Cathedral - Washington, DC

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General information and history

The original parish church was founded in 1930 as the Russian Orthodox Church of Saint Nicholas.

Architecture and iconography

The cathedral architecture is based on the 12th century St. Demetrius Cathedral of Vladimir, Russia. During the 1990s, dedicated iconographers from Moscow wrote icons throughout the narthex in the traditional style.

Location

The cathedral is currently located at 3500 Massachusetts Ave NW, in the District of Columbia.

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