An Unprecedented Moment: The Washington National Cathedral Denounces Donald Trump: “Have We No Decency?”
Another extraordinarily terrible moment in our nation’s history, as the leaders of the Washington National Cathedral issue a very rare public statement: Have We No Decency? A Response to President Trump.
The escalation of racialized rhetoric from the President of the United States has evoked responses from all sides of the political spectrum. On one side, African American leaders have led the way in rightfully expressing outrage. On the other, those aligned with the President seek to downplay the racial overtones of his attacks, or remain silent.
As faith leaders who serve at Washington National Cathedral ¬– the sacred space where America gathers at moments of national significance – we feel compelled to ask: After two years of President Trump’s words and actions, when will Americans have enough?