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Will FDR’s D-Day prayer be added to Memorial?

November 5, 2011

[Beliefnet News –] By Rob Kerby

The national World War II Memorial has a serious problem, says Congressman Bill Johnson (R-Ohio) — it ignores the crucial role that Christian faith played.

The World War II memorial

The monument highlights 12 famous speeches given as America was dragged into the worldwide conflict on December 7, 1941, then as U.S. GIs took the lead in both the European and Pacific theaters of the war.

But there’s not a hint of Christianity or faith in any of them — although prayer was a key part of the American way of life during the war… Read story»

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