Robertson: Major U.S. terror attack coming

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., Jan. 3 (UPI) -- In his annual disclosure of messages from God, U.S. religious broadcaster Pat Robertson of Virginia is predicting massive terror attacks on the United States.

China welcomes charities to their country

BEIJING, Dec. 6 (UPI) -- Televangelist Pat Robertson, chairman of the U.S. Christian Coalition, recently traveled to China to meet with Chinese Vice Premier Hui liangyu.

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Today is Wednesday, Aug. 23, the 235th day of 2006 with 130 to follow.
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Obama urges Democrats to embrace faith

WASHINGTON, June 29 (UPI) -- U.S. Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., speaking at a Washington conference, urged fellow Democrats to recognize the power of faith in public life.

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Suit filed over pigeon drugging charges... GNC drops Pat Robertson's muscle drink... Last Checker cab goes for $9,400... Ohio man sets bowling record... The world as we know it from UPI.
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GNC drops Pat Robertson's muscle drink

NEW YORK, June 5 (UPI) -- U.S. nutritional supplement firm GNC Corp. will no longer sell a protein drink associated with the Rev. Pat Robertson, a noted televangelist.

Plane belonging to Pat Robertson crashes

NEW LONDON, Conn., June 2 (UPI) -- A Learjet owned by evangelist Pat Robertson crashed in Long Island Sound while trying to land in Connecticut, killing both pilots.

Robertson: God gave me weather warning

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., May 18 (UPI) -- Conservative televangelist Pat Robertson says God has given him warnings of U.S. coastal storms this year and maybe even a tsunami.

Christian Coalition dogged by debt

WASHINGTON, April 10 (UPI) -- The conservative Christian Coalition organization is down to a single Washington lobbyist and is in more than $2 million debt, The Washington Post reports.

The Almanac

Today is Wednesday, March 22, the 81st day of 2006 with 284 to follow.
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Robertson: Muslims are 'crazed fanatics'

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., March 14 (UPI) -- Muslims are "crazed fanatics" motivated by "demonic power" whose goal is "world domination," religious broadcaster Pat Robertson said.

Sony sets up site for 'Da Vinci' critics

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 9 (UPI) -- Sony Pictures has set up a Web site for Christian critics of "The Da Vinci Code" to air their views on the upcoming movie adaptation of the Dan Brown novel.

Israel may change mind on Robertson

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., Jan. 19 (UPI) -- Israeli Tourism Minister Avraham Hirchson could change his mind about expelling Pat Robertson from a Christian tourism center in Galilee.

Robertson apologizes for Sharon comments

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., Jan. 12 (UPI) -- Televangelist Pat Robertson apologized for comments that the stroke suffered by Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon may have been divine retribution.

Robertson suggests Sharon smote by God

NEW YORK, Jan. 6 (UPI) -- Television evangelist Pat Robertson has suggested that Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon's stroke was divine retribution for the Israeli withdrawal from Gaza.
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Pat Robertson
SLP2000102103 - 21 OCTOBER 2000 - CHESTERFIELD, MISSOURI, USA: Christian Coalition of America's Pat Robertson talks with reporters prior to an afternoon rally October 21. Robertson also answered questions about the Democratic National Committee's claim that a controversial voters guide being distributed by the coalition is illegial. rlw/bg/Bill Greenblatt UPI

Marion Gordon "Pat" Robertson (born March 22, 1930) is an American televangelist. He is the founder of numerous organizations and corporations, including the American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ), the Christian Broadcasting Network (CBN), the Christian Coalition, Flying Hospital, International Family Entertainment Inc., Operation Blessing International Relief and Development Corporation, and Regent University. He is the host of The 700 Club, a Christian TV program airing on channels throughout the United States and on CBN affiliates worldwide.

Robertson is a Southern Baptist and was active as an ordained minister with that denomination for many years, but holds to a charismatic theology not traditionally common among Southern Baptists. He unsuccessfully campaigned to become the Republican Party's nominee in the 1988 presidential election. As a result of his seeking political office, he no longer serves in an official role for any church. His media and financial resources make him a recognized, influential, and controversial public voice for conservative Christianity in the United States.

Robertson was born in Lexington, Virginia, into a prominent political family. His parents were Absalom Willis Robertson, a conservative Democratic United States Senator, and his wife Gladys Churchill (née Willis). He married Adelia "Dede" Elmer on August 26, 1954. His family includes four children, among them Gordon P. Robertson and Tim Robertson and, as of mid-2005, fourteen grandchildren.

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