Obama Will Visit Boston For Memorial Service

The White House confirms the president will attend interfaith service for marathon victims

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President Barack Obama will travel to Boston Thursday morning for an interfaith service dedicated to those killed and wounded in Monday’s bombing at the Boston marathon, the White House confirmed Tuesday afternoon.

Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick announced that Obama would attend the service at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross in the South End, less than a mile from the blast sites, on Thursday at 11am.

According to the White House, Obama will no longer travel to the University of Kansas on Friday where he was supposed to deliver remarks.

(MORE: Photos from the Aftermath of the Boston Marathon Explosions)

5 comments
ScottMcmahon
ScottMcmahon

Thank President Obama for coming to Massachusetts to show your support you are a great President and a very kind and caring person....

sacredh
sacredh

I'd like to see some of the other ex-Presidents make the trip in a show of solidarity. Tragedies transcend politics.



 

Hollywooddeed
Hollywooddeed

Thank you, President Obama, for the comfort you provide to a heartbroken nation.