News is breaking this afternoon that longtime Pentecostal Evangelist Oral Roberts has died today in California from complications related to pneumonia. He was 91:
Dr. Oral Roberts died today in Newport Beach, CA, due to complications from pneumonia. A press release says his son, Richard, and daughter, Roberta, were at his side.
The founder of Oral Roberts Evangelistic Association and Oral Roberts University was 91.
A spokesman says there will be a private family internment. Arrangements for a public memorial service in Tulsa are pending and are expected to be announced soon.
Roberts was hospitalized after a fall on Saturday. He had survived two heart attacks in the 1990s and a broken hip in 2006. . . . MORE