New York’s Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan will take part in the upcoming presidential inauguration of Republican Donald Trump.
“I am honored to have been asked to offer a reading from Scripture at
the upcoming presidential inauguration, and look forward to asking
almighty God to inspire and guide our new president and to continue to
bless our great nation,” Cardinal Dolan said in an email to Catholic
Trump, a lifelong New Yorker, will be sworn in as the 45th president of the United States Jan. 20.
According to the president-elect’s inaugural committee, other faith
leaders who scheduled to be present include the Rev. Samuel Rodriguez of
the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference; Paula White of
New Destiny Christian Center; Rabbi Marvin Hier, dean and founder of the
Simon Wiesenthal Center; the Rev. Franklin Graham of Samaritan’s Purse
and the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association; and Bishop Wayne T.
Jackson of Great Faith Ministries International.