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Sen. Robert Casey, Democrat of Pa., has backed out of giving the commencement address at St. Vincent College in Latrobe, Pa. The college, where former President George W. Bush gave the address (and stirred a lot of his own controversy) two years ago, is headed by Jim Towey, Bush's former director of the Faith-based Initiative.

What, you thought the headline referred to basketball?

(Originally published at Religion News Service's blog.)

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Posted:March 27, 2009 at 2:04PM
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