2010 was that kind of year in religion

President Barack Obama did something on Sept. 19th that caught many in the national press off guard. He went to church.The First Family walked across Lafayette Square Park to St. John's Episcopal Church, a parish so close to the White House that many call it the "Church of the Presidents." The Obamas set down front and received Holy Communion.Was this really an important news story?Timing was everything. The Obama family had not occupied a public pew -- as opposed to attending services at … [Read more...]