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23 Apr 2010

Pentagon Drops Anti-Islam Minister from Event

The Pentagon disinvited evangelist Franklin Graham from a prayer service next month after facing pressure from a group representing angry Muslim military personnel who complained about his attacks on Islam as an "evil" religion. Graham, the son of famed minister Billy Graham, was scheduled to speak May 6 at a National Day of Prayer event. But in a statement released Thursday, Graham said the Army had changed its mind. "I regret that the Army felt it was necessary to rescind their invitation to the National Day of Prayer Task Force to participate in the Pentagon's special prayer service," Graham said.
The Pentagon disinvited evangelist Franklin Graham from a prayer service next month after facing pressure from a group...
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