Colorado Springs Pastor Heads to Venezuela

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

An evangelical leader from Colorado Springs is worried that Pat Robertson's calls to assassinate the Venezuelan president could endanger missionaries in that country.

Ted Haggard says he's flying to Mexico City Thursday to meet with a friend of president Hugo Chavez. He's hoping to be able to arrange a meeting with Chavez.

Haggard is the president of the National Association of Evangelicals and pastor of the New Life Church in Colorado Springs. In several appearances on national television this week, Haggard has tried to distance the evangelical movement from Robertson's comments. Robertson apologized for the remarks Wednesday.


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