Latest Jerry Falwell News

Ex-Liberty spokesman says he was fired for raising concerns

Oct. 25, 2021 21:15 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A former spokesperson for Liberty University is suing the evangelical Virginia school after being fired, alleging in a lawsuit filed Monday that his termination came in retaliation for voicing concerns that sexual misconduct accusations were mishandled. ...

Review: With empathy, Chastain plays Tammy Faye Bakker

Sep. 14, 2021 14:21 PM EDT

Tammy Faye Bakker wore a lot of makeup. It was armor — a way for a person who didn’t consider herself beautiful to simply exist in the world. So it's a particuarly a cruel irony that the mascara was also the thing that made her a target and a joke long before she and her ex-husband were...

Today in History

Aug. 25, 2021 00:02 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Aug. 25, the 237th day of 2021. There are 128 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On August 25, 1944, during World War II, Paris was liberated by Allied forces after four...

Judge upholds Liberty University's suit against Falwell

Jul. 31, 2021 14:42 PM EDT

LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — A Lynchburg judge has upheld most of a lawsuit Liberty University filed against its former leader, Jerry Falwell Jr., after an acrimonious parting last year. The lawsuit survived its first round of legal challenges Friday as Falwell's attorneys argued motions seeking...