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Carson Wentz reportedly replaces Mike Pence as keynote speaker at National Prayer Breakfast

Carson Wentz, kind of a big deal.

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Carson Wentz is going to be pretty busy tomorrow.

Starting at 11:00 AM Eastern on Thursday, February 7, the franchise quarterback is going to be part of the EaglesSuper Bowl parade in Philadelphia.

Then Wentz is traveling south to Washington D.C. to be the keynote speaker at the 2018 National Prayer Breakfast, according to North Dakota Rep. Kevin Cramer via an interview on KXJB-TV.

Vice President of the United States Mike Pence was originally scheduled to be the dinner guest speaker but he’s reportedly going to be in South Korea for the Olympics.

Wentz is obviously a man of faith, so it’s no surprise to see him included. But it is pretty cool to think he’s in the company of past speakers such as Bono, Mother Theresa, and other notable names. In other words, Carson Wentz is kind of a big deal.

Here’s some more info on what the National Prayer Breakfast is all about.

On February 8, 2018, the annual National Prayer Breakfast will be held at the Washington Hilton in Washington, DC for its 66th year. Every year on the first Thursday in February, worldwide leaders from over 100 countries gather with the U.S. President for the opportunity to form and fortify relationships with prayer as the cornerstone. Since President Eisenhower in 1952, the National Prayer Breakfast has been a place for the nation’s leaders to discuss faith and its vitality to the strength of the nation. Over the years, the event has expanded to include over 3,000 attendees, primarily of elite business and political affiliation.

The event is hosted by the U.S. Congress and organized by a Christian organization, The Fellowship Foundation, and comprises of luncheons, dinners, and meetings. Several guest speakers participate in the event, including a prestigious keynote speaker who is undisclosed until the breakfast.

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