Update: Haggard confesses to his congregation
By COLLEEN SLEVIN, Associated Press Writer 3 minutes ago
DENVER – Less than 24 hours after he was fired from the pulpit of the megachurch he founded, the Rev. Ted Haggard confessed to his congregation Sunday without giving specifics that he was guilty of sexual immorality.
So was America’s top evangelical paying for gay sex or doing crystal meth?
by John in DC – 11/03/2006 10:20:00 AM
He’s admitted to one. But which one? Discuss amongst yourselves.
Today’s Haggard round up:
* Washington Post: Church Leader Resigns After Gay Sex Claim
* Denver Post: Haggard sex allegations could shape votes, political observers say
* Associated Press: Gay sex allegation sidelines Haggard
* Los Angeles Times: Evangelical leader steps down amid allegations
* New York Times: Accused of Gay Liaison, Head of Evangelical Group Resigns
Evangelical leader resigns over sex scandal
By Keith Coffman Fri Nov 3, 2:50 AM ET
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Reuters) – The president of the U.S. National Association of Evangelicals, who has had regular talks with the White House and vocally opposes gay marriage, resigned on Thursday after being accused of having a sexual relationship with a male escort.
Reuters via Yahoo!
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