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Louie Giglio Benediction

Way Too Much Praying

Richard Brand | Posted 03.24.2013 | Religion
Richard Brand

After all the fuss about who would be invited to do them, apparently nobody thought to suggest how long the inaugural invocation and benediction should be. There is such a thing as "too much of a good thing."

Standing On Ceremony

Richard J. Rosendall | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Richard J. Rosendall

Some of us always seem to be looking for an excuse to consign Obama to a lower circle of hell. If we are seeking results instead of mere drama, it makes more sense to proceed from a perspective of strength rather than habitually react like jilted lovers.

Jaweed Kaleem

Pro-LGBT Pastor To Deliver Inauguration Benediction After First Pick's Anti-Gay Sermon | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 01.16.2013 | Religion

The Presidential Inaugural Committee has selected the Rev. Luis Leon, an Episcopal priest in Washington, to deliver the benediction at President Barac...

Pundit Slams Pastor's Obama Inauguration Withdrawal: 'Big Gay Won'

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Not everyone is pleased by news of Pastor Louie Giglio's withdrawal from President Barack Obama's second term inauguration ceremony. Bryan Fischer...

Jaweed Kaleem

Pastor Under Fire For Anti-Gay Sermon Withdraws From Obama's Inauguration | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 01.10.2013 | Religion

The Rev. Louie Giglio, the Atlanta pastor scheduled to deliver the benediction at President Barack Obama's second-term inauguration, said Thursday he ...

Jaweed Kaleem

Criticisms Over Anti-Gay Sermon By Pastor Praying At Obama's Inauguration | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion

UPDATE: Rev. Louie Giglio has withdrawn from the inauguration amid questions about an anti-gay sermon he gave in the mid-1990s. He gave this statemen...

Jaweed Kaleem

Widow Of Slain Civil Rights Activist Will Deliver Obama's Inaugural Invocation | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 01.08.2013 | Religion

Myrlie Evers-Williams, the widow of civil rights activist Medgar Evers, will deliver the invocation at President Barack Obama's inauguration later thi...