Evangelist Oral Roberts Dies At Age 91

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Tulsa - The World is mourning the passing of pastor, healer, innovator and religious icon Oral Roberts, who died Tuesday in Newport Beach, California at the age of 91.

Oral Roberts died Tuesday from complications of pneumonia a day after he was hospitalized following a fall at his home in California.

"Oral Roberts was the greatest man of God I’ve ever known," said Oral Robert son, Richard Roberts. “A modern-day apostle of the healing ministry, an author, educator, evangelist, prophet, and innovator, he was the only man of his generation to make a worldwide ministry, an accredited university, and a medical school."

Roberts founded Oral Roberts University in the year 1963 and served as the school's president until 1993.In May, the Oklahoma Legislature pleased Roberts with a resolution honoring his life. He spoke to lawmakers of his mission and his legacy.

"I'll soon be going home to my heavenly father," Richard Roberts said. "I look forward to that with great peace and joy. Leaving behind my legacy to bless people."

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