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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.
== General Information and History ==
St. Nicholas is the primatial Cathedral of His Beatitude HERMAN, Archbishop of Washington and New York, Metropolitan of All America and Canada of the [[OCA|Orthodox Church in America]]. The original parish church was founded in 1930 as The the Russian Orthodox Church of Saint Nicholas.
== Architecture and Iconography ==
The cathedral architecture is based on the 12th Century century St. Demetrius' Cathedral of [[Vladimir|Vladimir, Russia]]. During the 1990s , dedicated iconographers [[iconographer]]s from Moscow wrote icons [[icon]]s throughout the [[narthex|narthex]] in the traditional style.
== Location ==
The cathedral is currently located at 3500 Massachusetts Ave NW, in the District of Columbia. ==See also==*[[Metropolitan Washington, D.C. parishes]] ==External links==*[ Saint Nicholas Cathedral] official site (English and Russian)*[ Parish listing] ([[OCA]]) [[Category:Churches]]
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