APTOPIX Obama Prayer Breakfast

February 6, 2014 - 12:05 PM
President Barack Obama closes his eyes as a prayer is offered at the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014. The president told the non-denominational gathering of political leaders that freedom of religion across the world is important to national security and is a central tenet of U.S. diplomacy. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)