Photo Gallery: Easter prayer breakfast at the White House

Noel Castellanos, CEO of the Christian Community Development Association, attended the White House Easter Prayer Breakfast in 2013. RNS photo by Adelle M. Banks

A who’s who of Catholic, Protestant and Orthodox leaders joined President Obama in the East Room of the White House Friday (April 5) for the Easter Prayer Breakfast. Obama recounted personal details of his recent trip to the Holy Land, Vice President Biden recalled attending the installation of Pope Francis and Christian clergy from across the country gathered for what has become a tradition for the Obama administration. About 150 faith leaders attended the event.  Religion News Service photos by Adelle M. Banks

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Adelle M. Banks

Adelle M. Banks, production editor and a national reporter, joined RNS in 1995. An award-winning journalist, she previously was the religion reporter at the Orlando Sentinel and a reporter at The Providence Journal and newspapers in the upstate New York communities of Syracuse and Binghamton.


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