Lawmakers launched a weekend of prayer about the situation in Sudan. More than 20 congressmen joined religious leaders and activists in marking the three-day event, set to take place this weekend in thousands of religious congregations across the United States. Rep. Robert Wexler (D-Fla.), who organized Wednesday’s Capitol Hill event, called the gathering “historic.”
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