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From Washington Post:

President Obama hosted an Easter breakfast at the White House on Tuesday morning, gathering Christian leaders from churches across the country to celebrate the holiday with him.

Speaking briefly to the group assembled in the East Room, Obama discussed his own search for meaning in the holiday and said he is particularly moved by the example of redemption that Christ’s story offers.

“As I’m continually learning, we are each of us imperfect. Each of us errs by accident or design,” he said.

Obama noted the last words spoken by Christ on the cross: “Father, into your hands I commit my spirit.”

He said those words could just as easily be spoken by the group at the breakfast.

“On this day, let us commit our spirit to pursuit of a life that is true, to act justly and to love mercy and walk humbly with the Lord,” Obama said. “When we falter, as we will, let redemption through commitment, through perseverance, through faith be our abiding hope and fervent prayer.”

The breakfast was the third religious celebration that Obama has hosted this year at the White House. Last week, he held a Passover seder at the White House. And during Ramadan, Obama held an iftar dinner to break the Muslim fast.