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5 Things to Know About the 2018 National Hispanic Prayer Breakfast: Christian Politicians Divided

5 Things to Know About the 2018 National Hispanic Prayer Breakfast: Christian Politicians Divided

Vice President Mike Pence delivers remarks at the Hispanic Prayer Breakfast in Washington D.C. on June 14, 2018. | (Screenshot: YouTube/PBS NewsHour)

Major U.S. politicians from both sides of the aisle took part in the 2018 National Hispanic Prayer Breakfast & Conference, which took place over three days in Washington, D.C., and culminated on Thursday.

All main speakers, including Vice President Mike Pence, House Speaker Paul Ryan, House minority leader Nancy Pelosi, and Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., praised the Hispanic clergy for the important role they play in American communities.

At the same time, it was clear that they remain sharply divided on topics such as immigration, especially in light of stories where families are being split apart under the White House administration's deportation efforts.

Still, they made a plea to find unity in God.

Here are five things to know about the conference.

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