• April 23, 2014

1,000 years on, girls singing at Canterbury

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Posted: Saturday, January 25, 2014 4:30 am

CANTERBURY, England — The pure, high voices of the choir soar toward the vaulted ceiling of Canterbury Cathedral as they have for more than 1,000 years. Just one thing is different — these young choristers in their purple cassocks are girls.

Today, their public debut at Evensong will end centuries of all-male tradition.

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