This is one of those “once you see it, you can’t unsee” revelations that are both mind-blowing and extremely awesome. If you’re going to Washington, D.C. soon, you must stop by the Washington National Cathedral in the Woodley Park neighborhood. Not only is it an iconic site, you won’t want to miss the sight of Darth Vader’s helmet staring down at you as you walk around this Roman Gothic church.Okay, so we’ve never heard of how Darth Vader was a secret Episcopal in the movies or the comics. Of all of the fathers he was, we didn’t think he was the holy father. So just how did the Sith Lord end up on the pillars of this church?The answer is in the National Cathedral’s pamphlet, which explains that a competition in the 1980s by National Geographic World Magazine invited children to design a sculpture for the cathedral. Of the many designs it received, the organization selected Darth Vader as its third-place winner. The artist … [Read more...] about Did you ever notice Darth Vader’s helmet on the Washington National Cathedral?