RELIGION
10/09/2014 02:12 pm ET Updated Oct 09, 2014

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

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

Thursday on "The 700 Club," Robertson deemed the holiday "a festival of demonic spirits" in response to a viewer's question about whether or not she should let her children attend their aunt's Halloween party.

"All this business about goblins and jack-o'-lanterns all comes out of demonic rituals of the Druids and the people who lived in England at that particular time," Robertson said on the show.

He then suggested shifting the holiday toward a more Christian focus.

"I think churches can have Halloween parties," Robertson said. "You can bob for apples ... and turn it into a Christian festival, and that’s what we ought to do. We need to redeem these days, but that day was given over to Satanic things.”

We have one word for Robertson: boo.

H/T Right Wing Watch

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