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August 31, 2005
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The nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court suggested in 1984 that President Reagan’s references to “the church” or “churches” be changed to include synagogues and other houses of worship. John Roberts, who was a White House adviser at the time, said in a White House memo that Reagan should not speak of “the church” in remarks to a Dallas prayer breakfast.

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