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U.S. President Joe Biden, Speaker of the House Mike Johnson, and House Minority Leader Hakeem Jeffries bow their heads during the National Prayer Breakfast held in the U.S. Capitol’s Statuary Hall on Feb. 1, 2024.

National Prayer Breakfast brings politicians together ‘in the spirit of Jesus’

Feb 1, 2024

By Joe Bukuras

At the 2024 National Prayer Breakfast, the nation’s top political leaders prayed for guidance, safety, reconciliation, and unity. Read more

President Biden addresses the 2021 National Prayer Breakfast .  Credit: National Prayer Breakfast

At National Prayer Breakfast, Biden says faith is guide in ‘a dark, dark time’

Feb 4, 2021

President Joe Biden condemned political extremism and urged Americans to “lift one another up” in remarks at the virtual National... Read more

President Trump speaks at campaign event at Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino in 2015.

Trump slams opponents, asks for votes at National Prayer Breakfast

Feb 6, 2020

President Donald Trump criticized his political opponents, touted strong economic numbers, and asked for votes at the National Prayer Breakfast on... Read more

President Donald Trump, pictured at a rally in 2016.

Trump talks life, religious freedom at National Prayer Breakfast

Feb 7, 2019

President Donald Trump reiterated his support for the unborn and religious liberty at the National Prayer Breakfast, held Thursday morning.  Read more

President Donald Trump.

Trump at prayer breakfast: 'Faith is central to American life and to liberty.'

Feb 8, 2018

By Courtney Mares

President Donald Trump lauded the importance of faith in American life as a foundation for freedom in his speech at... Read more

Hands in prayer at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Denver, Jan. 17, 2105.

National Prayer Breakfast keynote: In a world of division, be a bridge-builder

Feb 4, 2016

In their keynote address at the National Prayer Breakfast, the couple behind the History Channel’s ‘The Bible’ miniseries called for... Read more

NASCAR August Race Week at Bristol Motor Speedway.

NASCAR, Obama, religious freedom: This year's DC prayer breakfast

Feb 5, 2015

By Matt Hadro

Thursday’s National Prayer Breakfast brought together representatives of varied faith backgrounds in the nation’s capital to pray and hear testimonies... Read more

Cardinal Sean O'Malley of Boston speaks during the 2014 National Catholic Prayer Breakfast on May 13, 2014.

Prayer breakfast speakers: US Church called to missionary role

May 14, 2014

By Adelaide Mena

In an increasingly antagonistic culture, American Catholics must realize that they are not called to comfort, but to fearlessly proclaim... Read more

U.S. President Barack Obama.

Obama highlights religious freedom at National Prayer Breakfast

Feb 7, 2014

By Adelaide Mena

Speaking at an annual prayer breakfast in the nation’s capital, U.S. President Barack Obama stressed the need for religious freedom... Read more