Thursday, September 23, 2004


Evangelist Swaggart Apologizes for Remark

`Evangelist Jimmy Swaggart apologized Wednesday for saying in a televised worship service that he would kill any gay man who looked at him romantically. [..]

In the broadcast, Swaggart was discussing his opposition to gay marriage when he said “I’ve never seen a man in my life I wanted to marry.”

“And I’m going to be blunt and plain: If one ever looks at me like that, I’m going to kill him and tell God he died,” Swaggart said to laughter and applause from the congregation.’

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`”I can see how the homosexual community would be offended by that, and I won’t say it any more,” he said in a telephone interview.’

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