February 12, 2009
Pentecostal Minister Is Obama's Choice to Head Religious-Charities Office
President Barack Obama last week was poised to appoint Joshua DuBois, a young Pentecostal minister, to lead a White House effort to help religious groups and charities fight poverty and other social ills.
Mr. DuBois, 26, will head the White House Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships, a revamped version of the office started by President George W. Bush.
In addition, Mr. Obama was set to create a council of religious leaders to advise him on antipoverty efforts and
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