ONCE AGAIN… PRESIDENT BUSH ENCOURAGES RELIGIOUS FREEDOM AFTER HE AND LAURA ATTEND CHURCH IN CHINA.
President George W. Bush speaks out on religious freedom after attending Christian service in China this morning:
President Bush gave these comments after attending church services with Laura Bush in China this morning:
You know, I’ve just — Laura and I just had the great joy and privilege of worshiping here in Beijing, China. You know, it just goes to show that God is universal, and God is love, and no state, man or woman should fear the influence of loving religion.
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And I want to thank the pastor for his hospitality. And I want to thank this beautiful choir for singing Amazing Grace and Edelweiss. It was a touching moment. It’s been a joy to worship here. Again, I want to thank you, sir, and God bless you. God bless you.
Standing with the Kuanjie Summer Vacation School Choir and Pastor Meng Maoru, President George W. Bush delivers a statement outside Beijing Kuanjie Protestant Christian Church in Beijing Sunday, Aug. 10, 2008. Said the President, “Laura and I just had the great joy and privilege of worshiping here in Beijing, China. You know, it just goes to show that God is universal, and God is love, and no state, man or woman should fear the influence of loving religion.” (White House photo by Chris Greenberg)
President Bush was in China with his family for the Beijing Olympic Games.
President George W. Bush, daughter Barbara Bush and Mrs. Doro Koch, the President’s sister, stand for the playing of the U.S. national anthem Sunday, Aug. 10, 2008, during the medal ceremony honoring gold-medalist Michael Phelps. The U.S. Olympian won his first event, the 400-meter Individual Medley, in a record time of 4:3.84. (White House photo by Eric Draper)
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