Twitter users are calling out President Donald Trump after he didn’t recite the Apostles’ Creed at the funeral for former President George H. W. Bush on Wednesday.
Footage from the event shows much of the church, including the former presidents seated with Trump, standing to recite the profession of faith.
Trump and first lady Melania Trump stood, but did not recite the prayer, which was written in the program, nor did they sing the hymns.
Given Trump’s widespread support among evangelical Christians, that led to plenty of criticism on social media:
Social media claps back after Trump fails to recite Apostles' Creed at George H.W. Bush's funeral
Hey @Franklin_Graham here’s your “evangelical president” NOT reciting the Apostles’ Creed at the funeral of your f… https://t.co/FSQi0Jriat
I assume the President was looking for those two Corinthians during the Apostles Creed.
This is your "Christian" evangelical president. https://t.co/u0478FoSyR
It’s SO weird that Barack Obama (the “Muslim”) knew all the words to the Apostles’ Creed, and Donald Trump (the Eva… https://t.co/spjZZrR9tf
This is a strange moment. It's not about Trump not having memorized the creed, which is printed in the program. He'… https://t.co/fdkUoBdvjC
The man that Trump spent years calling a Kenyan born Muslim recited the Apostle's Creed and Lord's Prayer but Trump… https://t.co/JDvoZ6yKPW
Curious moment here as all of the former Presidents and First Ladies read and recite the Apostles’ Creed - Presiden… https://t.co/dW8L6EEKDs
@keithboykin The man wouldn’t know the Apostles Creed from Apollo Creed.
And Evangelicals think God put him in office? I'm surprised he was able to cross the threshold without bursting int… https://t.co/B3z0gwQCAT
Are you telling me the so-called "Muslim" president knew all the words to the Apostles’ Creed, but the 'Christian… https://t.co/YGUuikLXWL
This photo is graphic proof of utter disdain for Bush and his "so called " faith. Please retweet. WATCH: Living US… https://t.co/3BKKQQm7q4
@psychdr100 He thought it was something about Apollo Creed and wanted nothing to do with it. https://t.co/zCKZSbqVQA
Trump spent much of the service scowling, with his arms crossed, not participating in the recitation of prayers or… https://t.co/h6b2A1bWiV
Genuinely curious and asking the reasonably minded Trump supporters on here: This is ok with you? https://t.co/XCJLvXt9pX
@richardmarx Nor did the current evangelical savior (or nude model gold digger) feel it was necessary to recite the… https://t.co/XawD83xk4v
The Trumps aren't reading along with the Apostles' Creed. It's right there on the program.
This is the quietest Trump has ever been! He isn’t even singing the hymns neither is Mel
@keithboykin Hard to read the word of God when you've made a deal with the Devil.
- This article originally appeared on HuffPost.