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Pat Robertson Blames COVID On Same-Sex Marriage

Media Matters has the transcript: TERRY MEEUWSEN (CO-HOST): This is John, Pat, who says, “Pat, last week you were talking about COVID-19. You quoted Chronicles 7:14. How can God heal our land and forgive the sins when abortion and same-sex marriage are laws and many people are anti-Israel. Doesn’t this prevent his healing and forgiveness?” PAT ROBERTSON (CO-HOST): You know, …

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Texas Gov: “God’s Hand” Is Guiding COVID Scientists

The Christian Post reports: In an interview with Pastor Jack Graham of Prestonwood Baptist Church in Texas on his faith and response to the COVID-19 disease, Gov. Greg Abbott told the viewers they have “support you can lean on that will always be there for you, and that’s Jesus Christ.” “God’s hand is working through the scientists across this great …

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Attendance Craters At Branch Covidian Church After Death Of Parishioner, Pastor Says Head Count Is A Lie

The Baton Rouge Advocate reports: Attendance at a Central church headed by a pastor who has defied Louisiana’s attempts to restrict crowd size appears to be shrinking from recent weeks, police said Sunday, as the pastor brushed off law enforcement head counts as untrue. ” Sunday’s service at Life Tabernacle Church attracted about 130 people, down from nearly 500 who …

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Evangelist: I Angered The COVID Demon By Praying

From the reliably insane Charisma News: As we sang and prayed in the Spirit, my prayer language shifted into a warfare tongue. As ambulances drove by, no one stopped us as we decreed into the heavens. While praying, I looked up, and I saw COVID-19 as a dark and sinister entity. I have seen principalities and demonic powers before, and …

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Red-Caped Loons: Cuomo Is Summoning God’s Wrath

Via email from Tradition, Family, & Property: In a defiant statement, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo practically put himself above God. Regarding the lull of coronavirus cases, Cuomo proclaimed “The number is down because we brought the number down. God did not do that. Faith did not do that. Destiny did not do that. A lot of pain and suffering …

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Hate Group Wins Block On Kansas Church Lockdown

Fox News reports: A federal court in Kansas issued a temporary restraining order Saturday against an executive order capping church gatherings at 10 people due to COVID-19, according to a local report. The move came a week after the Supreme Court of Kansas ruled in favor of Gov. Laura Kelly, a Democrat who saw her order overturned by a GOP-led …

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Bible Museum Bought Allegedly Stolen Relic Papyrus

The Guardian reports: An international mystery concerning the alleged theft of priceless ancient papyrus biblical fragments from a collection held at Oxford University has led to the arrest of a classics professor on suspicion of theft and fraud. Dr Dirk Obbink, an associate professor in papyrology and Greek literature at the university, was detained by officers from Thames Valley police. …

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Vimeo Bans AFA: We Don’t Host Terror Or Hate Groups

From the American Family Association’s OneNewsNow: A popular video platform has relied on the Southern Poverty Law Center’s discredited list of “hate groups” to shut down a pro-family group’s account. Vimeo told the American Family Association (AFA) it will not host an account if the owner is a member of a terror or hate group. AFA Vice President Walker Wildmon …

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Kirk Cameron Is Shocked That Networks Won’t Carry Fundraiser He’s Hosting For Franklin Graham’s Charity

“We had a major network who wanted to wanted to air Hope Rising, and at the very last minute, just days before Easter, they decided to pull out and they didn’t tell us why. But we assume it was perhaps because it was too Christian. “Then we offered it to all the other major networks and they all said ‘no.’ …

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Parishioner At Branch Covidian Church Dies Of COVID

The Baton Rouge Advocate reports: A 78-year-old man who attended a Central church that has bucked state stay-at-home restrictions has died from the illness tied to the novel coronavirus. The East Baton Rouge Parish coroner said Harold Orillion, a parish resident, died from the COVID-19 respiratory illness on Wednesday. Three sources told The Advocate that Orillion had ties to the …

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Branch Covidian’s Lawyer Hospitalized With COVID

The Baton Rouge Advocate reports: A Baton Rouge lawyer who is part of the legal team representing a Central church and its pastor defying state social distancing orders during the coronavirus pandemic has been hospitalized because of the coronavirus. The lawyer, Jeff Wittenbrink, attended two events at Life Tabernacle Church — an April 2 news conference and an April 5 …

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Branch Covidian: Give Your Stimulus Check To Pastors

TMZ reports: Pastor Tony Spell’s got a plan for your stimulus check — give it away to evangelists who can’t pass the offering plate while the pandemic’s closed their churches. The controversial leader of the Life Tabernacle Church in Louisiana has whipped up another controversial idea he calls the “Pastor Spell Stimulus Challenge.” His challenge also doesn’t seem to consider …

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Mat Staver: Send Me Money To Stop Lockdown Tyranny

Via email from hate group leader Mat Staver: Just when it seemed like all is lost and tyranny had taken hold without so much as a peep from its victims, there appears to be light at the end of the tunnel. Yesteday, “Operation Gridlock” was in full swing with tens of thousands of participants. Vehicles from across the state, draped …

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Branch Covidians Sue Kentucky Over Lockdown: We Are Being Interned Like Japanese-Americans Were In WWII

Law & Crime reports: Three people of faith in Kentucky alleged in a class action complaint on Tuesday that Gov. Andy Beshear [photo], a Democrat, went way too far with coronavirus-related restrictions. The plaintiffs noted in the opening lines of their lawsuit that “in times of public panic and fear, egregious violations of fundamental rights have been permitted throughout the …

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Franklin Graham Laughably Claims He Isn’t Anti-LGBT: “I’m Not Homophobic And I Don’t Bash LGBT People”

“We have a statement of faith, Laura. We believe that marriage is between a man and a woman. And that’s — that goes back to the beginning of time to the first man and woman that God created. And this is our standard, and so for people that we hire — we are a Christian organization. “We are a religious …

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DOJ Sides With Branch Covidians In Mississippi Lawsuit

Fox News reports: The Justice Department intervened in a Mississippi church’s lawsuit by saying in a court filing that it “strongly suggests that the city’s actions target religious conduct” after the church sued police for ticketing congregants during a drive-in service amid coronavirus, Fox News has learned. The DOJ is siding with Temple Baptist Church in Greenville, Miss., after Greenville …

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Banks Cut Off Bakker Over Scam Coronavirus “Cure”

Kyle Mantyla reports at Right Wing Watch: End Times pastor Jim Bakker closed out his television program today by begging viewers to support his ministry financially using checks, as his network has reportedly been unable to process credit card transactions ever since it came under fire for promoting the silver solution it sold as a cure for the COVID-19 coronavirus. …

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Student Sues Liberty University Over COVID Response

The Hill reports: A student has filed a class-action lawsuit against Liberty University over the school’s response to the coronavirus crisis, seeking refunds of thousands of dollars of tuition paid for the spring semester. A plaintiff identified only as “Student A,” citing a fear of retaliation and harassment, accuses the school and its president, Jerry Falwell Jr., of downplaying the …

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Branch Covidian Pastors Sue California Governor

ABC News reports: Three Inland Empire churches that want to keep their doors open during the coronavirus outbreak sued Gov. Gavin Newsom and other officials on Monday, arguing that physical distancing orders violate the First Amendment right to freedom of religion and assembly. The suit, filed in the federal court for the Central District of California, also names state Attorney …

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Televangelist Was Able To Rebuke “Demonic” COVID In Her Sleep Because She First Ate “Communion Cracker”

Today’s crazy break courtesy of Charisma News: On Saturday, April 4, at 4 a.m., I was abruptly awoken by God after an encounter with a strong demonic force that came into my bedroom and tried to put a sickness upon me on my chest. I cried out in my sleep three times as I rebuked this demon. I knew it …

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