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Old 17th August 2009, 08:25 PM   #1
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Fired from his job, Oral Roberts' son starts "curing" cancer

As you might recall Richard Roberts, Oral Roberts' son, was forced out of his position as president of Oral Roberts University with very embarrassing accusations. Well, it appears Roberts has now decided to "cure" cancer, and on television no less where he asks for donations. But he'll have to becareful about what he says in the United Kingdom.

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Preacher warned over healing claims on city visit
GERRY BRAIDEN
The Herald
April 27 2009

An American televangelist who insists he can cure cancer could face prosecution if he makes unsubstantiated claims over his alleged powers during a visit to Scotland next month.

Oklahoma-based preacher Richard Roberts has claimed he has already healed as many as 100,000 cancer sufferers around the world and is due to host a healing session in a Glasgow evangelical church where he will tell seriously ill people to "expect miracles".
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But cancer experts have claimed Mr Roberts would be giving very vulnerable individuals false hopes of a recovery, with his claims branded cruel and damaging.

Glasgow City Council's trading standards unit is monitoring the situation. A spokesman said: "If Mr Roberts, or anyone else, advertises or promises a cure for cancer then he is likely to be in breach of consumer protection regulations.
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Mr Roberts has recently been forced to give up his post as president of a US college amid claims he abused his position and spent the institutions funds.
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A UK spokesman for Richard Roberts said: "I have been at services where the crippled have walked, the blind have seen and the deaf have heard. But there is no guarantee that everyone who attends will be cured, it just depends on that night."
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From disgraced university head to cancer healer...
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Old 17th August 2009, 08:27 PM   #2
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Oral, haha, what a name.
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Old 18th August 2009, 03:53 AM   #3
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The apple does NOT fall far from the tree at all!
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Old 18th August 2009, 08:41 AM   #4
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Originally Posted by makaya325 View Post
Oral, haha, what a name.

I wonder if he had a brother.
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Old 18th August 2009, 11:13 AM   #5
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Originally Posted by Mojo View Post
I wonder if he had a brother.
Oral richard roberts- imagine that!
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Old 18th August 2009, 01:20 PM   #6
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Pretty sick. A chip off the ol' block.
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Old 18th August 2009, 02:41 PM   #7
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Oh PLEASE let him get popped for that.
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Old 18th August 2009, 02:43 PM   #8
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Don't you mean Popoff'd?
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The power of christ compells you!!
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