Tuesday, May 15, 2007

Rev Jerry Falwell Dead at age 73

MSNBC is reporting the following:

Moral Majority leader Falwell dies

Evangelical leader was found in his university office

LYNCHBURG, Va. - The Rev. Jerry Falwell — founder of the Moral Majority and the face of the religious right in the 1980s — died Tuesday after being found unconscious in his office, a Liberty University executive said.

Ron Godwin, Liberty's executive vice president, said Falwell, 73, had been found unresponsive around 10:45 a.m. and was taken to Lynchburg General Hospital.

Godwin said he was not sure what caused the collapse, but noted that Falwell had “a history of heart challenges.” (full story)

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