I think Mark Silk gets it exactly write in this short essay in which he suggests that the pastors chosen to give prayers at the Inauguration should be chosen because the President wants them, not to please any constituency.
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- Talk of Latinos' potential political clout dominates La Raza gathering
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- Philippine church takes lead on Francis' environmental encyclical
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