Gay bishop, woman added to ObamaâÂ?Â?s inaugural prayers


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WASHINGTON-After choosing an evangelical pastor to deliver the invocation at his swearing-in, President-elect Barack Obama has chosen two progressive Protestant leaders-a woman and an openly gay bishop-to bookend his inaugural ceremonies. “It reflects his commitment to pluralism,” said Shaun Casey, an ethics professor at Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington who advised Obama during the presidential […]

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