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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 information and History history ==
The original parish church was founded in 1930 as the Russian Orthodox Church of Saint Nicholas.
== Architecture and Iconography iconography ==
The cathedral architecture is based on the 12th century St. Demetrius' Cathedral of Vladimir, Russia. During the 1990s, dedicated [[iconographer]]s from Moscow wrote [[icon]]s throughout the [[narthex]] in the traditional style.
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