The Billy Graham Evangelistic Association removed references to Mormonism (and other religions) as a “cult” from its website after Billy Graham endorsed Republican presidential nominee and Mormon Mitt Romney, reports thenewcivilrightsmovement.com.
Last week, the web site said: “A cult is any group which teaches doctrines or beliefs that deviate from the biblical message of the Christian faith. It is very important that we recognize cults and avoid any involvement with them. Cults often teach some Christian truth mixed with error, which may be difficult to detect.”
“Some of these groups are Jehovah’s Witnesses, Mormons, the Unification Church, Unitarians, Spiritists, Scientologists, and others."
The page entitled 'BGEA: What is a cult' is now blank with a message that reads "Our apologies, but the article you requested doesn't exist."
Billy Graham Evangelistic Association chief of staff Ken Barun told the Washington Post on Wednesday: “Our primary focus at the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association has always been promoting the Gospel of Jesus Christ. We removed the information from the website because we do not wish to participate in a theological debate about something that has become politicized during this campaign.”