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Donald Trump to Attend Christmas Eve Service

Deacon Greg Kandra - published on 12/23/15

Politico calls it a “Mass,” though that’s misleading. It’s an Episcopal liturgy.


Donald Trump’s family will attend Christmas Eve mass on Thursday in Palm Beach, Florida, his campaign has confirmed. The entire Trump family plans to attend the 10:30 p.m. services at the Episcopal Church of Bethesda-by-the-Sea. Trump married his third and current wife, Melania, at the church in 2005. Trump often spends the holidays at his residence at Mar-A-Lago in Palm Beach. On New Year’s Eve, Trump will appear via satellite from Palm Beach on Fox News in the 11 p.m. hour, the network announced this week. Trump, who identifies as Presbyterian, wasn’t closely associated with his religiosity before launching a presidential bid. Since entering the Republican primary, where evangelical voters hold outsized sway, Trump has promoted his Christianity, holding high-profile meetings with evangelical pastors and bringing a family bible and first communion photo to interviews and campaign rallies.

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