the previous secretary of state, throughout her funeral held April 27 at Washington National Cathedral within the nation’s capital.

Washington National Cathedral Dean Randy Hollerith stated in welcoming the funeral’s invitation-only visitors.

We say goodbye at the moment to a outstanding human being. Madeleine was a pacesetter, mentor, trailblazer, reconciler and patriot

She was an individual of deep religion who all the time held agency to the very best beliefs of her religion and her nation

Albright joined The Episcopal Church as a younger grownup when she married Joseph Medill Patterson Albright in 1959

she gave the eulogy there on the funeral of Colin Powell, certainly one of her successors as secretary of state and a fellow Episcopalian.

Biden described how his point out of Albright elicited cheers throughout his go to to Poland in late March after Russia’s invasion of neighboring Ukraine

Her identify remains to be synonymous with America as a power for good on the planet,” Biden stated in his eulogy

Madeleine by no means minced phrases or wasted time when she noticed one thing that wanted fixing or somebody who wanted serving to. She simply started working

The solely factor that actually issues is what sort of world are we going to go away to our grandchildren.