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|Appearing on 'CBS This Morning: Saturday,' Sullivan said the crisis facing Christianity was especially bad today for one reason: 'When I go and see young people, their image of Christianity these days is one of judgment, intolerance and to some extent bigotry and politics,' Sullivan said. 'They associate it with one political party in this country, because of the fusion of evangelical and ultra-orthodox Catholics with the Republican Party. They don't see it as the message of Jesus, they don't see it any more as a message of love and forgiveness. They see it as a bunch of people trying to control their lives through political mechanisms. 'Or, if they're in an evangelical church they're also susceptible to things like the 'prosperity gospel,' which is saying that Jesus told you to get rich. 'There's so much bad religion right now in this country that I felt it was important...|
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