And you wonder why people keep saying Obama is a Muslim.

UPDATE:

Though Cardinal Dolan was originally not going to speak at the DNC, on Monday it was announced that he will now be giving the closing prayer.

In a move that some will certainly deem shocking, Cardinal Timothy Dolan says he’ll now be giving the closing prayer at both the Democratic and Republican conventions. The New York Roman Catholic leader made the fascinating announcement Tuesday through his spokesman.

Read the full story, here.

Barack Obama turned down the top US bishop’s request to say a prayer at the DNC in Charlotte in September.
Obama doesn’t like his politics.


The New York Post reported, via Weasel Zippers:

President Obama turned down a chance to have Timothy Cardinal Dolan deliver a prayer at the Democratic National Convention after Dolan told Democrats he would be “grateful” to deliver a blessing in Charlotte.

Dolan — considered the top Catholic official in the nation, as head of the Archdiocese of New York and president of the Conference of Catholic Bishops — tipped off Democrats a few weeks ago that he had agreed to deliver the prime-time benediction at the Republican convention in Tampa next week, Dolan’s spokesman Joseph Zwilling told The Post.

President Thin-Skin doesn’t appreciate the Cardinal’s stance in opposing his HHS abortion mandate.

Gateway Pundit

But this isn’t all of the story……now we have this as well.

Starting at the end of this month the Democratic National Convention
will open with a focus on Islam. 20,000 Muslims are expected to attend
according to the.Bureau of Indigenous Muslim Affairs (BIMA), the national Muslim American non-profit coordinating the two days of events they claim are non-political. ”Jumah at the DNC
begins August 29 and will start with a Friday afternoon jummah prayer
followed by other unnamed programs and events, leading up to the Islamic
Regal Banquet.

The following day will be an all day Islamic Cultural
and Fun Fest which will include discussions on the topics
of Islamaphobia, Anti-Shariah, Middle Eastern Crisis, Patriot Act,
National Defense Authorization Act and more.

The purpose, according to  BIMA, is to attract national and international attention to the plight of American Muslims and to hold political parties accountable for issues that affect them. However, not all Muslims feel that BIMA represents them and M. Zuhdi Jasser M.D., Founder and President of the American Islamic Forum for Democracy, has expressed serious concerns.

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