Saturday, August 27, 2005

Finnish TV Channel stops Pat Robertson broadcasts

"The fact that a well-known Christian person says something like this is a serious matter in our opinion. We are disappointed in him, and that is why we suspended the programme", says Martti Ojares, managing director of Taivas TV7.

Finnish Christian digital TV channel stops broadcasts of US televangelist Pat Robertson: Mixing religion and politics seen as "foreign to Finnish culture"

The Finnish digital television channel Taivas TV7, which focuses on Christian programming, announced on Thursday that it was suspending broadcasts of the US-produced programme "The 700 Club" because of a call by the programme's top figure, televangelist and right-wing political activist Pat Robertson, for the assassination of Venezuela's President Hugo Chávez.



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