Pat Robertson, a well-known evangelical leader and founder of the Christian Broadcasting Network (CBN) television network, passed away at the age of 93. The news of his death has shocked millions of Christians around the world, especially those in North America.
Born on March 22, 1930, in Lexington, Virginia, Pat Robertson became a prominent figure in the Protestant community. He studied law at Yale University and was the son of a Republican senator. Throughout his career, he played a crucial role in promoting conservative Christianity and became a prominent advocate for conservative values in the United States.
Robertson founded CBN in 1960 and over the years turned it into one of the most influential Protestant media organizations in the world. In addition to his work at CBN, he was recognized for his television program "The 700 Club," which aired for decades and attracted a global audience.
The televangelist attempted to run for the presidency of the United States, consolidating evangelical faith in the Republican Party with the Christian Coalition, before passing away.
He also founded Regent University in Virginia Beach, the American Center for Law and Justice, which defends the First Amendment rights of religious individuals, and Operation Blessing, an international humanitarian organization.