NewsOdy

News details

donation

Trump’s naked use of religion as a political tool draws rebukes from some faith leaders

Trump’s naked use of religion as a political tool draws rebukes from some faith leaders
Wednesday 3
6:52 2020

Trump, who rarely goes to church and has attended services at St. John’s only a handful of times since he became president in 2017, used the church as a backdrop for a photo op that critics say defies the faith he claims. The White House quickly released a video of the visit in the style of a campaign ad, and Trump’s allies praised him for standing up for faith a day after part of the 200-year-old church was set ablaze during protests. AD AD But several religious leaders, including the Episcopal bishop of Washington, as well as Democrats and some ...

Rate this article:

Read more from Washington Post : Trump’s naked use of religion as a political tool draws ...
Washington Post : Trump’s naked use of religion as a political tool draws rebukes from some faith leaders

Summary: Several religious leaders, Democrats and some Republicans have voiced their dismay about the nakedly political optics of the president brandishing a Bible after threatening to deploy the military to crack down on protesters.

Tags
🎬Latest Reviews

Spotted: The France victory bus ALREADY celebrating Euro 2016 glory against Portugal

Judging by this video, the home side are VERY confident about beating ...

Australia: PM orders inquiry into juvenile prison abuse

Footage from youth detention centre shows Aboriginal teens tear-gassed, stripped naked and ...

Mikel Arteta has Arsenal players on right wavelength in time for Spurs | Nick Ames

You could make your own jokes on Thursday when Mikel Arteta was ...

Iran denies latest blast reports and accuses west of disinformation

Tehran says incident in early hours in garrison town of Gamdareh was ...

Brussels failing to protect bees, says watchdog

Bees and other wild pollinators are not being protected from decline by ...

Fears high as first four coronavirus cases confirmed in Idlib

Syria-Turkey border - Three doctors and a nurse tested positive for the ...
loading
🎬Most popular reviews

Munich shooter was mentally ill loner Ali David Sonboly obsessed with shooting sprees

As the first pictures of those killed started to emerge yesterday, it ...

Mom-of-14 Natalie Suleman tells of shame over stripper past and Xanax addiction

Controversial mother of 14 Natalie Suleman has told how she was forced ...

Magic numbers: can maths equations be beautiful?

Paul Dirac had an eye for beauty. In one essay, from May ...

'English-speaking' homeless woman in Rome called 'Maria' could be Madeleine McCann

The blonde girl (pictured), who is thought to be in her late ...

Son of Pablo Escobar says the Colombian drug lord KILLED HIMSELF

Sebastian Marroquin, 39, pictured with his father Pablo Escobar, said it was ...

Sex, snogs and saints: Six shocking Madonna moments

After almost four decades in the public eye, Madonna has created more ...
loading

Comments

Login / Sign Up

Popular Entities

Liverpool

comments

Arizona

comments

football

comments

Iraq

comments
Afghanistan

Afghanistan

comments

Popular categories

Related Entities