Skip to comments.Despite Campaign Claim, Obama Told Paper He Attended Trinity Church ‘Every Week’
Posted on 11/13/2008 10:13:21 AM PST by Free ThinkerNY
(CNSNews.com) President-elect Barack Obama said in 2004 while he was a state legislator running for a U.S. Senate seat that he attended services at Trinity United Church of Christ every week.
This is in contrast to what Obama, as a presidential candidate, said this year after controversial anti-American remarks by the Rev. Jeremiah Wright surfaced. Obama then told news outlets that he did not attend the church frequently and was not aware of Wrights comments.
The comments from Obama about his church attendance appeared in the transcript of an interview posted Tuesday on the religious news Web site Beliefnet.com. The interview was conducted on March 27, 2004 by Chicago Sun-Times religion writer Cathleen Falsani for a story on Obamas faith, but the interview was not released in its entirety until now.
One of the churches that I became involved in was Trinity United Church of Christ, Obama said in the interview. And the pastor there, Jeremiah Wright, became a good friend. So I joined that church and committed myself to Christ in that church.
Obama began attending the church in 1988 and formally joined Trinity in 1992. Falsani asked, Do you still attend Trinity?
Obama answered, Yep. Every week. 11 oclock service. Ever been there? Good service.
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BIG surprise, eh?
Barry is helping to solve the murder of the TUCC choir director, Donald Young, “OJ style”. Instead of looking on golf courses like OJ, Barry looks in local gyms.
Doesn’t matter.... Obama and Wright could have been sacrificing infants at the Lord’s table and middle America would still have yawned.
Why is this just coming out now??
Did Obama even graduate from grade school?
And Bill O’Reilly believed every lie Zerobama told him in the puff-piece interview. I’d bet a dollar to a donut that O’Reilly voted for Zerobama.
you have got to be kidding, this was out and all over the place for those on FR, no other media mentioned it, because he is the chosen one. At first I was going to reply, to the poster why even bother, it is over. We just have to survive the next four years of HELLLLLLLLL
I’m not sure puppets go to grade school.
Still waiting for that Jeremiah Wright book that was supposed to be out before the election.
I am giving zerobama the same respect and civility that the libtards gave to GWB for the past eight years.”
I know that lots of the main media cult that we see every day on tv, etc, make a tremendous amount of money.
Wait until they see their new 1040 forms....
Well I knew he was a member there for 20 years but I had not seen anything that proved that he had attended on such a regular basis, and I have been on FR regularly. Of course articles go by so quickly it is easy enough to miss a few.
It just seems there are a lot of things finding daylight all of a sudden, like the interview with Rahm Emanuel concerning a civil security force.
It’s reverse. He’s pretending he’s a good christian by saying he went every week. Even Rev. Wright said Obama was rarely there. He considers himself a Muslim. He should come clean about it.
No he has not joined a new church, but he has sought “spiritual counseling”. He has consulted some gay bishop overseas. There was an article on FR about it. I just hope he doesn’t do something really stupid and have a guy like that involved in the inauguration.
The election is over!!!!
Obama lied, democracy died.
Obama listened to the tapes even when he did not attend in person. Perhaps that was his “attendence”.
He’s a politician. He lies for a living. He also promised to bring change. The only change that’s seen is the rehashing and resurfacing of clintoonites and alboreites on his transition teams.
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