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Churches to receive no 'Sandy' disaster relief?

January 25, 2013

While the federal government will provide over $60 billion in disaster relief for victims of hurricane Sandy, little if any of that help will go to the hundreds of churches that were damaged by the storm, a Wall Street Journal analysis reports. Federal officials have discouraged applications for relief from houses of worship, apparently seeking to avoid complaints that the government is giving support to religions.


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  • Posted by: Defender - Jan. 25, 2013 6:07 PM ET USA

    I guess we should have seen this coming from the most anti-Christian presidental administration in our history.