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President Barack Obama visited Staten Island, New York today, November 15, 2012 to access the damage Hurricane Sandy left in its path. The President made some brief remarks in front of St. George Orthodox Church of Staten Island, NY to the press.
 
President Obama comforted the families who lost their homes due to the devastation of this super storm. He also briefly met with Rev. Fr. Alex K. Joy and some parishioners to offer his comfort and share hisgrief over the damage to the Church.


Source: http://www.neamericandiocese.org/news.394/president-obama-visits-st-george-church-staten-island-ny.aspx
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Re: President Obama Visits St. George Orthodox Church, Staten Island, NY
« Reply #1 on: November 16, 2012, 04:11:30 PM »
Oh great, now he is aware of Orthodox Christians, he's going after them too!!!

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Re: President Obama Visits St. George Orthodox Church, Staten Island, NY
« Reply #2 on: November 16, 2012, 04:18:50 PM »
Oh great, now he is aware of Orthodox Christians, he's going after them too!!!
You do know he's president, right? :)
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Re: President Obama Visits St. George Orthodox Church, Staten Island, NY
« Reply #3 on: November 16, 2012, 04:23:57 PM »
Obama is going to become Orthodox, mark my words.
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Re: President Obama Visits St. George Orthodox Church, Staten Island, NY
« Reply #4 on: November 16, 2012, 04:27:06 PM »
Obama is going to become Orthodox, mark my words.
Oriental or Chalcedonian?
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Re: President Obama Visits St. George Orthodox Church, Staten Island, NY
« Reply #5 on: November 16, 2012, 04:27:57 PM »
Oh great, now he is aware of Orthodox Christians, he's going after them too!!!
You do know he's president, right? :)

Yes.  And he's anti-Christian.

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Re: President Obama Visits St. George Orthodox Church, Staten Island, NY
« Reply #6 on: November 16, 2012, 04:28:18 PM »
Obama is going to become Orthodox, mark my words.
Oriental or Chalcedonian?

We have a head start :P
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Re: President Obama Visits St. George Orthodox Church, Staten Island, NY
« Reply #7 on: November 16, 2012, 04:29:05 PM »
Oh great, now he is aware of Orthodox Christians, he's going after them too!!!
You do know he's president, right? :)

Yes.  And he's anti-Christian.
Most Christians are.  ;)
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Re: President Obama Visits St. George Orthodox Church, Staten Island, NY
« Reply #8 on: November 16, 2012, 04:39:14 PM »
Obama is going to become Orthodox, mark my words.
Why
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Re: President Obama Visits St. George Orthodox Church, Staten Island, NY
« Reply #9 on: November 16, 2012, 04:47:10 PM »
Obama is going to become Orthodox, mark my words.
Oriental or Chalcedonian?

Either Chalcedonian or Ethiopian Orthodox.

Obama is going to become Orthodox, mark my words.
Why

My female intuition tells me so
« Last Edit: November 16, 2012, 04:49:45 PM by Cyrillic »
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Re: President Obama Visits St. George Orthodox Church, Staten Island, NY
« Reply #10 on: November 16, 2012, 04:49:45 PM »
Oh great, now he is aware of Orthodox Christians, he's going after them too!!!

He met both Patriarchs Cyrill and Bartholomew...
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Re: President Obama Visits St. George Orthodox Church, Staten Island, NY
« Reply #11 on: November 16, 2012, 09:05:52 PM »
Could anyone imagine him becoming a Rastafari like Snoop Dogg? :laugh:

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Re: President Obama Visits St. George Orthodox Church, Staten Island, NY
« Reply #12 on: November 17, 2012, 09:20:09 PM »
Could anyone imagine him becoming a Rastafari like Snoop Dogg? :laugh:
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