Prayer

President Donald Trump acknowledges the crowd with first lady Melania Trump at the Freedom Ball, Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
January 21, 2017 - 2:03 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — As President Donald Trump wrapped up the ceremony of his inauguration and shifted to governing, he signaled he intends to move quickly to make a clean break from the Obama administration. Trump spent his first night in the White House and was slated to start his first full day in...
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President-elect Donald Trump, accompanied by Vice President-elect Mike Pence places a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns, Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017, at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., ahead of Friday's presidential inauguration. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
January 20, 2017 - 2:52 am
NEW YORK (AP) — For years, the Washington National Cathedral, an Episcopal parish with a dual role as a civic gathering place, has hosted a prayer service for the newly sworn-in president. But keeping the tradition this year has caused an uproar among Episcopalians opposed to President-elect Donald...
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President-elect Donald Trump gives a thumbs up to reporters at Mar-a-Lago, Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2016, in Palm Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
December 28, 2016 - 4:44 pm
Two preachers who teach that God will make the faithful rich are among the religious leaders chosen to offer prayers at President-elect Donald Trump's swearing-in, the inaugural committee said Wednesday. Prosperity gospel preachers Paula White, a friend of Trump's, and Bishop Wayne T. Jackson,...
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Flowers lay in front of a photo of Valery Khalilov, the conductor and head of the Alexandrov Ensemble at the military choir's building in Moscow, Russia, Monday, Dec. 26, 2016 after a plane carrying 64 members of the Alexandrov Ensemble, crashed into the Black Sea minutes after taking off from the resort city of Sochi Sunday. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev)
December 26, 2016 - 5:52 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on the crash of a Russian aircraft with 92 people on board en route to Russia's air base in Syria (all times local): 2:45 p.m. Pope Francis has led thousands of faithful in silent prayer for the victims of the Russian military plane crash. Speaking to thousands of people...
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FILE - This Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015 file photo shows the nave of the Washington National Cathedral in Washington. A day after Donald Trump is sworn in, he and his cabinet members plan to attend a prayer service at the cathedral where "all faiths will be represented at his request," according to the Washington Episcopal bishop who oversees the cathedral. But the customary ceremony is complicated this time by anger over the president-elect’s rhetoric on Muslims, immigrants and others. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)
December 21, 2016 - 6:27 pm
Donald Trump's Inaugural weekend will include an interfaith prayer service at Washington's National Cathedral, a customary event but complicated this year by anger over the president-elect's rhetoric on Muslims, immigrants and others. The service was announced Wednesday by the presidential...
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FILE - This Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015 file photo shows the nave of the Washington National Cathedral in Washington. A day after Donald Trump is sworn in, he and his cabinet members plan to attend a prayer service at the cathedral where "all faiths will be represented at his request," according to the Washington Episcopal bishop who oversees the cathedral. But the customary ceremony is complicated this time by anger over the president-elect’s rhetoric on Muslims, immigrants and others. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)
December 21, 2016 - 5:14 pm
Donald Trump's Inaugural weekend will include an interfaith prayer service at Washington's National Cathedral, a customary event but complicated this year by anger over the president-elect's rhetoric on Muslims, immigrants and others. The service was announced Wednesday by the presidential...
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FILE - In this June 18, 2015 file photo, Charleston, S.C., shooting suspect Dylann Storm Roof is escorted from the Cleveland County Courthouse in Shelby, N.C. Prosecutors who wanted to show that Roof was a cruel, angry racist simply used his own words at his death penalty trial on charges he killed nine black people in June 2015 at a Charleston church. Roof's two-hour videotaped confession less than a day after the shooting and a handwritten journal found in his car when he was arrested were introduced into evidence Friday, Dec. 9, 2016. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)
December 14, 2016 - 2:15 pm
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A survivor of the Charleston church slayings called 911 shortly after Dylann Roof opened fire and killed nine of her friends during a Bible study. Polly Sheppard's call, played for jurors on Wednesday, starts with a prayer and a plea for help: "Please answer. Oh, God." When...
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