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  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Spewing hate from God's house

    On Easter Sunday of all days and in God's House, the Rev. Luis Leon race- baited and pandered to President Obama ("Communing with hatemongers from the pulpit," Commentary, Wednesday). Mr. Leon charged that "captains of the religious right" want to oppress black Americans. Really? Well, Mr. Leon, just who are these people? I challenge you to name them.

  • HURT: Communing with hatemongers from the pulpit

    President Obama sure is serpent-bit when it comes to going to church. First, it was his longtime Chicago preacher who dragged the young presidential aspirant into hot water with all his fiery old sermons about the U.S. of KKK and chickens coming home to roost. Now, his most regular preacher, we find out, hangs out with white supremacists.

  • President Barack Obama exits St. John's Episcopal Church with the Rev. Luis Leon after he and the first family attended Easter services, Sunday, March 31, 2013, in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

    Pastor for Obama's Easter service slams religious right

    The pastor who delivered an Easter service sermon to President Obama on Sunday waded into political territory, issuing a rebuke for the religious right who pined for the days of old.

  • ** FILE ** In this December 2011 file photo, President Obama with first lady Michelle Obama and their daughters, Sasha and Malia, walk from the White House to attend a Sunday service at St. John's Church, where every president since James Madison has worshipped. (Associated Press)

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    President Obama and his family attended a worship service Sunday morning at an Episcopal church just across the Pennsylvania Avenue from the White House where presidents frequently have visited.

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  • He urged the congregation to open its eyes not to what they want him to be or how they wanted him to change life in America but "to who he really is."

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  • Well, the good old days, we forget they have been good for some, but they weren't good for everybody," said Dr. Luis Leon, an Episcopal pastor at St. John's Episcopal Church in Washington, D.C., as CBS reported.

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