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Memorable remarks from White House Easter Prayer Breakfast

WASHINGTON (RNS) — President Barack Obama turned both personal and preachy today during his annual Easter Prayer Breakfast, which he has hosted at the White House six times since he was elected. The long list of Christian leaders attending included Sojourners’ Jim … Continue reading

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Pope Francis hosts President Obama for ‘cordial’ talks

VATICAN CITY (RNS) — Pope Francis met with President Barack Obama for the first time March 27 in a meeting heavy in symbolism that reportedly touched on some hot-button disputes between the White House and the U.S. Catholic bishops. The highly touted … Continue reading

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Baptist named to White House post

WASHINGTON (ABP) — The White House announced March 13 that Melissa Rogers, a Baptist church-state specialist who formerly worked at the Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty, will serve as special assistant to the president and director of the Office of … Continue reading

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