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Halloween Is A 'Demonic' Holiday, According To Pat Robertson

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 10.09.2014 | Religion

For most, Halloween is a fun, festive holiday filled with costumes and candy, but conservative Christian media personality Pat Robertson has another o...

Pat Robertson: Flour Child

Robert J. Elisberg | Posted 05.27.2014 | Politics
Robert J. Elisberg

I have to admit, sometimes I don't like writing about whatever the latest insanely stupid and offensive thing Pat Robertson has said.

LGBT Nondiscrimination Ordinance Will Put Christians In Jail, Pundit Claims

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 09.21.2013 | Gay Voices

In another riveting claim made on "The 700 Club," conservative Christian host Pat Robertson stated that the recent non-discrimination ordinance passed...

WATCH: Pat Robertson Struggles To Explain Faith Healing

Posted 09.16.2013 | Religion

Likening the practice to Santa Claus giving out gifts, Pat Robertson struggled to explain faith healing to the viewers of the "700 Club" this week. ...

Recent Profiles in Leadership

Dana Beyer | Posted 09.30.2013 | Gay Voices
Dana Beyer

There have been times in modern U.S. and world history when thoughtful, responsive and compassionate leadership was nowhere to be found. This past week we were treated to a sudden outburst of enlightened engagement from three people who are closely watched by millions.

A 'Vomit' Button? Is There an App for That?

Domenick Scudera | Posted 09.10.2013 | Gay Voices
Domenick Scudera

I am concerned about Pat Robertson's health. Pictures of same-sex guys abound in Facebooks and on other websites. Mr. Robertson's stomach must be a mess. Does he have a good supply of Pepto-Bismol or Kaopectate? Is there a "Christianpectate" for his kind of nausea?

The 6 Craziest Things Pat Robertson Has Said About Marriage

Posted 05.18.2013 | Divorce

Pat Robertson is no stranger to controversy. His opinions on everything from politics to homosexuality tend to reverberate across the web, offendi...

Robertson Compares Planned Parenthood Founder To Nazis In Shocking Remarks

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 05.09.2013 | Politics

Televangelist Pat Robertson slammed Planned Parenthood founder Margaret Sanger on Wednesday, saying her writings advocated a plan to drive minorities ...

Making Anti-Gay Christian-Right Views Law, At Home And Abroad

Rev. Kapya Kaoma | Posted 05.20.2013 | Gay Voices
Rev. Kapya Kaoma

Did you know that the Christian-right legal organization responsible for drafting the Defense of Marriage Act, which bans federal recognition of same-sex marriage in the U.S., also supports the criminalization of homosexuality in Kenya and Zimbabwe and has now set its sight on Brazil?

Pat Robertson: 'Miserable' Atheists Are Trying to 'Steal' Christmas

Posted 11.25.2012 | Religion

The "War on Christmas" has already begun. At least, this seems to be true for "700 Club" host Pat Robertson, who recently warned his viewers that ...

WATCH: Pat Robertson Excuses 'Lonely' Gen. Petraeus For Affair With 'Extremely' Attractive Broadwell

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 11.14.2012 | Religion

Television evangelist and ultraconservative Pat Robertson doesn't think General David Petraeus should be condemned for his affair with writer Paula Br...

WATCH: Pat Robertson's Latest Outlandish Statements

Posted 05.18.2012 | Religion

Pat Robertson appeared yet again on the Christian Broadcasting Network's "700 Club," and yet again his remarks were unabashedly forthcoming. When a...

Pat Robertson Makes Shocking New Claim About Homosexuality

Posted 08.10.2012 | Gay Voices

Learning that Pat Robertson has something newly outrageous to say about homosexuality isn't really all that shocking. The "700 Club" host has never...

Pat Robertson: If Manning Gets Hurt, It Would Serve Broncos Right

Posted 03.23.2012 | Denver

Apparently televangelist Pat Robertson does not agree with the Tim Tebow trade to the Jets and had some strong words for the Broncos over their decisi...

WATCH: Awkward.. Rev. Pat Robertson Addressees The Morality Of Oral Sex

Posted 03.15.2012 | Religion

Perhaps only a few topics could make a co-host of the Christian Broadcasting Network's "700 Club" become "verklempt." But while Kristi Watts was overw...

WATCH: Pat Robertson Advises Woman To Opt Out Of Sister's Lesbian Wedding

Posted 03.09.2012 | Gay Voices

Pat Robertson has a simple solution for a woman on the fence about serving as a bridesmaid in her sister's same-sex wedding: don't do it. As Right...

Pat Robertson: 'Is That A Black Thing?"

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 11.23.2011 | Politics

Pat Robertson appeared confused about macaroni and cheese while hosting "The 700 Club" Wednesday on the Christian Broadcasting Network following a cli...

Pat Robertson Won't Endorse Candidate In 2012

Posted 12.03.2011 | Religion

By ADELLE M. BANKS Religion News Service (RNS) Marking the 50th anniversary of the first broadcast of his Christian Broadcasting Network, Pat Robe...

Pat Robertson: Crack In Washington Monument A Sign From God

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 10.26.2011 | Politics

Televangelist Pat Robertson suggested Wednesday that cracks in the Washington Monument caused by the August 23 earthquake could be a sign from God, an...

Pat Robertson: Snow Is God's Way of Punishing Americans Who Were Planning to Drive to Do Something Gay

Andy Borowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Andy Borowitz

Explaining his theory, Rev. Robertson said, "Because of the bad road conditions the Almighty has made, any gay activities that people were planning on doing will have to be postponed by a day or two."

Pat Robertson endorses legalization of "a couple of ounces" of marijuana on The 700 Club

Russ Belville | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Russ Belville

Cue the video to about 3:02 and you will hear the head of The 700 Club, Pat Robertson, the guy who agreed with Falwell about "feminists, pagans, abo...

Prosperity Gospel: Will Jesus Buy Me A Double-Wide Or What?

Christine A. Scheller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Christine A. Scheller

What began as a humorous look at a troubling phenomenon took a serious turn when the U.S. economy tanked in 2008. Prosperity preaching wasn't just something to report on; it was a personal attack on Zacharias' faith.

Andrew Breitbart on Liberal Left: "I Like to Get Into the Gutter With These People. I Derive a Sick Pleasure From It."

David Brody | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
David Brody

Andrew Breitbart was featured across the country today on The 700 Club. I traveled to Los Angeles to do the interview at his home. I called the piece, "General Andrew Breitbart's New Media War."

Was Haiti Punished for Sin?

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

I have always been puzzled as to why many religious people enjoy portraying G-d as executioner-in-chief and are always finding reasons to justify human suffering.

Pat Robertson's God is a Jerk

Bryan Cones | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Bryan Cones

God does not send earthquakes to punish poor people. Or tsunamis. Or AIDS. Or any other disease. Just because God does that in any number of religious texts doesn't make it so