Obama picks D.C. Episcopal priest to give benediction at inauguration
January 15th, 2013
09:55 PM ET
1 year ago

Obama picks D.C. Episcopal priest to give benediction at inauguration

Washington (CNN) – President Barack Obama has picked a neighbor to deliver the closing prayer at the inauguration.

The Rev. Luis León told CNN on Tuesday the White House and the Presidential Inaugural Committee invited him last week to deliver the closing prayer at the 57th presidential inauguration.

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