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Wednesday
Oct192011

Mormon faith controversy a focus of GOP debate

LAS VEGAS (BP) - The Republican presidential candidates during the Tuesday, Oct. 18, debate distanced themselves from comments about Mormonism made by Texas pastor Robert Jeffress the same day that Jeffress defended his comments in a Washington Post opinion piece. 

 

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Monday
Oct102011

Pastor ignites debate over Romney, Mormonism  

WASHINGTON (BP) - Comments about Mitt Romney and Mormonism by prominent Dallas pastor Robert Jeffress have reignited a debate within evangelicalism about whether Christians should vote for a Mormon for president. 

JeffressIn introducing and endorsing Texas Gov. Rick Perry at the Values Voter Summit in Washington, D.C., Oct. 7, the pastor of First Baptist Church in Dallas asked attendees, "Do we want a candidate who is a good moral person or one who is a born-again follower of Jesus Christ?" He added, "I believe that in Rick Perry we have a candidate who is a proven leader, a true conservative and a committed follower of Christ."

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