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The National Cathedral spokesman Richard Weinberg said the bells rang at noon Wednesday for 45 minutes to an hour to commemorate the Supreme Court decision on gay marriage.
Bells also rang at other Episcopal, Methodist, Presbyterian, Unitarian and other Christian churches.The cathedral then cheduled a prayer service for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender families that evening.
In a statement, the cathedral’s dean, the Rev. Gary Hall, says the church is ringing its bells “to celebrate the extension of federal marriage equality to all the same-sex couples modeling God’s love in lifelong covenants.”