Friday, February 08, 2013

President Speaks At National Prayer Breakfast; Says Dubois Leaving As Faith-Based Office Head

As reported by the Huffington Post, yesterday President Obama spoke at the National Prayer Breakfast organized by the Fellowship Foundation and held at the Washington Hilton Hotel. In his remarks (full text), the President announced that Joshua Dubois this week is leaving his position as head of the White House Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships. Huffington Post reports that DuBois will be teaching at New York University will start a new organization  to facilitate partnerships with faith based organizations. In his Prayer Breakfast remarks, the President also said:
As Christians, we place our faith in the nail-scarred hands of Jesus Christ.  But so many other Americans also know the close embrace of faith -- Muslims and Jews, Hindus and Sikhs.  And all Americans -- whether religious or secular -- have a deep and abiding faith in this nation.