From Barack Obama’s pastor back to John McCain’s minister/endorser…
John Hagee is the San Antonio megachurch pastor who endorsed McCain and has since enduring a media firestorm for being anti-Catholic.
He has released a short sermon defending himself, which is on YouTube and was sent out today as a video press release.
Hagee states: “I am not now, nor have I ever been, anti-Catholic.” He explains that he supported a convent for retired nuns for 10 years and runs a soup kitchen that serves food primarily to Catholics.
He said that it is true that, as a strong supporter of Judaism and Israel, he has talked about the “past anti-Semitism” of both the Catholic Church and Protestant churches.
He put it like this:
Calling Christians to account for their past anti-Semitism does not make me anti-Catholic and it does not make me anti-Protestant.
Here’s the video:
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