Vincent Gray

Diocese of Washington Bishop Mariann Edgar Budde and Washington, D.C. Mayor Vincent Grey place their hands over their heart during the singing of the U.S. National Anthem during a memorial service for former South African President Nelson Mandela at Washington National Cathedral on Dec. 11. Vice President Joe Biden and Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori, led the national service for Mandela, held in conjunction with the South African Embassy, and featuring a host of dignitaries, elected officials, and civil rights leaders. Photo: Cliff Owen, Associated Press