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"The principal of a public high school apologized to parents for allowing a Christian-themed assembly that featured two Philadelphia Eagles players, saying he was misled about what the presentation would cover.

Principal Emmanuel Caulk of Newark High School wrote in a letter that he expected the talk by players Tra Thomas and Thomas Tapeh to focus on "values, choices and challenges that adolescents face in today's society."

He said promotional material used the name "Tra Thomas Promotional Tour," and he did not know Thomas was founder and spokesman for Athletes United for Christ.

A projection of that organization's logo was shown throughout Tuesday's assembly, and the athletes urged students to attend an upcoming rally and concert at a Philadelphia-area Christian center.

Some students and parents complained.

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... which leads into another topic ...

Does anyone have an issue with football players kneeling in prayer on the field after the game?

I guess I have a hard time reconciling the praying to a higher power after just finishing trying to pound the opponent into submission.

Oddly enough, you never see a post-game, on the field prayer during any other major sport.

Diane
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