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Claim: President George W. Bush has sponsored the creation of a Presidential Prayer Team.
Example: [Collected on the Internet, 2001]
Origins: After the events of September 11, President Bush declared Friday,
Update: Finally, in mid-October, the Presidential Prayer Team placed a disclaimer on its site stating that it "is an independent, nonprofit, non-partisan effort designed to encourage a national outpouring of daily prayer for the President" and that it "was not formed by an agency of the government, nor does it receive funding from the government." Nonetheless, we continue to receive mail from readers who are confused by the site's appearance and title.
Last updated: 14 April 2008
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