Religion: Consecration

Outside Washington's vast, unfinished Cathedral of SS. Peter & Paul the late spring stalled along last week in a bleak drizzle from a lowering sky. Inside, flowers were banked and lights shone down on ten Bishops who laid their hands on Dr. Angus Dun, consecrated him Washington's fourth Episcopal Bishop. Among them were the Archbishop of York, first English prelate to officiate at a U.S. consecration in 73 years; Dr. Andrew Y. Y. Tsu, Bishop of Kunming, first Chinese Bishop in U.S. Episcopal history to assist at a consecration; the Episcopal Church's Presiding...

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