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Former Minneapolis Episcopal Rector Mariann Budde Criticizes Trump's Visit To St. John's Church

1 month ago   |   By CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - Former Minneapolis Episcopal rector Mariann Budde condemned President Trump's visit to the historic St. John's Church in Washington D.C. Monday, calling the appearance a “ symbolic misuse of the most sacred texts of our tradition. ”
The visit comes after several days of unrest across the country following the death of George Floyd .
On Monday, Mr. Trump walked to the church, which was damaged in Sunday night's protests, and paused for a photo while holding a bible.
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DC Episcopal bishop: ‘I am outraged' by Trump church visit

1 month ago   |   By Boston Herald

By ELANA SCHOR
The bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Washington 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.
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.
“He took the symbols sacred to our tradition and stood in...
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DC Episcopal bishop: 'I am outraged' by President Trump church visit

DC Episcopal bishop: 'I am outraged' by President Trump church visit

1 month ago   |   By WYFF

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