- The Washington Times - Wednesday, March 5, 2014

The Dalai Lama will deliver the opening prayer in the Senate on Thursday morning, The Hill senate-prayer-thursday” target=”_blank”>reported.

He is expected to meet with House leaders later in the morning and to join Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Robert Menendez, New Jersey, Democrat, later that afternoon.

The daily prayer at the beginning of each session is usually delivered by retired Adm. Barry Black, the Senate chaplain.

The Dalai Lama has been in the United States for a few weeks and has visited several cities including Santa Fe, N.M., St. Paul, Minn., and Los Angeles.

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