WASHINGTON — The bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Washington, D.C., sharply criticized President Donald Trump for staging a visit to the historic St. John’s Church across from the White House, where he held up a Bible after authorities had cleared the area of peaceful protesters.

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President Donald Trump speaks at the White House on May 29.

The Rev. Mariann Budde, whose diocese St. John’s belongs to, said she was “outraged” by Trump’s visit and noted that he didn’t pray while stopping by the church, a landmark known for its regular visits from sitting presidents since the early 19th century.

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Boogie Gal

My comment apparently didn't meet your criteria....it was not vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually oriented language. Mmmm, I wonder what it could have been? Maybe it hit the nail on the head regarding your being biased. Well, thanks, now I know!

Boogie Gal

Thanks, Tribune......I truly appreciate your posting my comments. You proved you're not biased! Woo hoo!! Go, Tribune!!

Boogie Gal

Yes, this same article was plastered all over the internet/Facebook. It would be nice for you to write about the positive side of the Trump/bible issue. How about quoting Franklin Graham bible, etc. to prove the Tribune isn't biased. Or is it?

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