President Obama bows his head towards the Dalai Lama as he was recognized during the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington, on Thursday.
February 5, 2015 The president said that God never justifies the killing of innocent people. He also referred to the Dalai Lama, who attended the National Prayer Breakfast for the first time, as his "good friend."
President Obama speaking at the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington, D.C., on Thursday.
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February 7, 2013 The president said he worries that "as soon as we leave the prayer breakfast, everything we've been talking about the whole time at the prayer breakfast is forgotten." He and other leaders, Obama said, need to retain the "humility" they express when praying.
February 2, 2012 Obama made a number of statements grounded in the religious imperative to help the poor. It's not surprising that he would make such observations at a prayer breakfast. But there appeared to be more of an emphasis on society's obligation to the poor in Thursday's version of the prayer breakfast speech than in the past.
February 3, 2011 Kelly said his wife "gets a little bit better" every day. And he hopes some good comes out of the shooting tragedy in Tucson.
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