I know we usually have a gospel video on Sunday Mornings, but I think we need to celebrate religious freedom in the United States.

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Celebrating Ramadan At The White House

The President defended the building of a mosque/cultural center near Ground Zero, recalling the fundamental premise of religious freedom which is an original tenant of the foundation of the United States of America.

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WASHINGTON – AUGUST 13: U.S. President Barack Obama hosts an Iftar dinner in celebration of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan in the State Dining Room of the White House August 13, 2010 in Washington, DC. During the dinner Obama spoke in support of the controversial construction of a mosque near the World Trade Center site in lower Manhattan.
—–Martin H. Simon-Pool/Getty Images


WASHINGTON – AUGUST 13: U.S. President Barack Obama hosts an Iftar dinner in celebration of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan in the State Dining Room of the White House August 13, 2010 in Washington, DC. During the dinner Obama spoke in support of the controversial construction of a mosque near the World Trade Center site in lower Manhattan.
—-Martin H. Simon-Pool/Getty Images


Unidentified guests listen to US President Barack Obama speak at an Iftar meal, the breaking of the Ramadan fast, at the White House in Washington on August 13, 2010. Muslims all over the world abstain from eating, drinking, smoking and sex from sunrise to sunset during the month of Ramadan in order to purify themselves and concentrate on Islamic teachings.
—-NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images


WASHINGTON – AUGUST 13: U.S. President Barack Obama hosts an Iftar dinner in celebration of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan in the State Dining Room of the White House August 13, 2010 in Washington, DC. During the dinner Obama spoke in support of the controversial construction of a mosque near the World Trade Center site in lower Manhattan.
—–Martin H. Simon-Pool/Getty Images


WASHINGTON – AUGUST 13: U.S. President Barack Obama hosts an Iftar dinner in celebration of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan in the State Dining Room of the White House August 13, 2010 in Washington, DC. During the dinner Obama spoke in support of the controversial construction of a mosque near the World Trade Center site in lower Manhattan.
—-Martin H. Simon-Pool/Getty Images


U.S. President Barack Obama (center, L) greets guests after delivering remarks during the Iftar dinner in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington August 13, 2010. The Iftar dinner celebrates the evening breaking of fast during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.
—-REUTERS/Jason Reed


**Guests listen as President Barack Obama speaks at an iftar dinner, the meal that breaks the dawn-to-dusk fast for Muslims during the holy month of Ramadan, in the State Dining Room at the White House in Washington, Friday, Aug. 13, 2010. For over a billion Muslims, Ramadan is a time of intense devotion and reflection. Obama emphasized the American tenet of religious freedom just as New York City is immersed in a deeply sensitive debate about whether a mosque should be built near the site of the World Trade Center that was destroyed during the September 11, 2001 terror attacks.
—-AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite


President Barack Obama hosts an iftar dinner, the meal that breaks the dawn-to-dusk fast for Muslims during the holy month of Ramadan, in the State Dining Room at the White House in Washington, Friday, Aug. 13, 2010. For over a billion Muslims, Ramadan is a time of intense devotion and reflection. Obama emphasized the American tenet of religious freedom just as New York City is immersed in a deeply sensitive debate about whether a mosque should be built near the site of the World Trade Center that was destroyed during the September 11, 1981 terror attacks.
—-AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite

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