Bush's Faith-Based Initiative Gave Obama's Former Church $1.5 Million

(CNSNews) Trinity United Church of Christ in Chicago, Ill. – where Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama worshipped for two decades – has received more than $1.5 million in federal tax money since 2003 through the Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives (FBCI), according to data provided to CNSNews.com by the White House and confirmed by Rebecca Neale, spokesperson for the FBCI.

Fox News reported in March 2008 that [Trinity United Church Pastor Jeremiah] Wright is moving into a new, 10,340 sq. ft. home paid for by Trinity United. He stepped down from his post on June 1, and Pastor Otis Moss took over as senior pastor. Read more..

Rather amazing that a church whose pastor makes numerous charges against the U.S. government also collects a sizable government “subsidy”.

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