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Every time that I come to Philadelphia and approach the magnificent Cathedral Saint of George, I am filled with much emotion by the exquisite façade of this edifice. The six Ionic columns – designed by famed Philadelphia architect, John Haviland – have welcomed Christian worshippers for two hundred years. Because, as all of you know, before the temple was dedicated to Saint George by the Greek Orthodox, it was dedicated to Saint Andrew the First-Called Disciple by the Episcopalians, for whom it was built one hundred years earlier.