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United Kingdom: More than 6,100 people have signed onto a Change.org petition calling for Franklin Graham, the son of legendary evangelist Billy Graham, to be “banned” from entering the U.K. over his beliefs on LGBT issues and Islam, and fear he will do nothing but “promote prejudice and hatred.”
Rev. Franklin Graham Scheduled to Speak at Lancashire Festival of Hope
The movement to refuse Graham a visa has picked up some steam as British news outlets are reporting that a number of parliament members, one high-ranking government official and even some Blackpool clergy favor refusing the 65-year-old Graham a visa to enter the country so that he can’t speak at the Lancashire Festival of Hope in September 2018.
Gordon Marsden, a member of Parliament who represents Blackpool, has called on the home secretary to refuse Graham entry into the U.K. and argued that Graham might have violated the country’s rules on hate speech, The Guardian reports.
- Franklin Graham Interview at Global Impact Weekend at Gateway Church with Pastor Robert Morris.
Social Media Comments:
The medical equipment @SamaritansPurse delivered in Bangladesh includes an X-ray machine & a state-of-the-art anesthesia machine which will be vital in helping care for the Rohingya refugees. Please pray for the Rohingya people & the @SamaritansPurse medical team on the ground. pic.twitter.com/ChZUYMttWr
— Franklin Graham (@Franklin_Graham) December 14, 2017
PHOTOS: Billy Graham Rapid Response Team Responds to Thomas Fire in California https://t.co/DShlveRrrF
— Billy Graham (@BillyGraham) December 15, 2017
Across the web:
Franklin Graham: Trump best president as defender of faith (CNS NEWS) — In reference to remarks made by President Donald Trump at the lighting of the national Christmas tree, Rev. Franklin Graham said no president in his lifetime had taken such a “strong, outspoken stand for the Christian faith” than …
Ventura County Wildfire: Billy Graham Rapid Response Team Chaplains Deploy to Offer Hope in Midst of Disaster About the Billy Graham Rapid Response Team: The Billy Graham Rapid Response Team was developed by Franklin Graham and the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association following the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. It has since grown into an international network of …
US evangelist Franklin Graham leads rare event in communist Vietnam Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window) Share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window) President and CEO of Billy Graham Evangelistic Association Franklin …