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Another inaugural tradition — prayer — under fire over Donald Trump

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For years, the Washington National Cathedral, an Episcopal parish with a dual role as a civic gathering place, has hosted a prayer service for the newly sworn-in president. But keeping the tradition this year has caused an uproar among Episcopalians opposed to President-elect Donald Trump. It’s the latest example of the backlash against religious leaders, artists, celebrities and other participants in events surrounding the inaugural. The cathedral for the largely liberal denomination will host an interfaith prayer service on Saturday,…

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