Religion

Video: Obama Speaks at National Prayer Breakfast

| by Mark Berman Opposing Views

President Obama could not have timed it more perfectly -- Thursday was the annual National Prayer Breakfast, coming at a time when he is being accused of a so called "war on religion" over certain policies of his administration.

Obama used the occasion to tell how his Christian values help guide his decision-making.

“For me, as a Christian, it also coincides with Jesus’s teaching that ‘for unto whom much is given, much shall be required,’ ” Obama said. “It mirrors the Islamic belief that those who’ve been blessed have an obligation to use those blessings to help others, or the Jewish doctrine of moderation and consideration for others.”

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