Rick Warren Talks About Tim Tebow, Mormons, Gay Marriage and Exclusivity of Christ

By Napp Nazworth , Christian Post Reporter
In an Easter Sunday interview on ABC’s “This Week,” megachurch pastor and best-selling author Rick Warren talked about a range of cultural and political issues,

including President Obama’s birth control mandate, the intersection of religion and politics and whether one can get to Heaven by being a good person.

Host Jake Tapper noted that Warren has been an outspoken critic of the Obama administration’s decision to require employers to provide insurance coverage of free birth control without a broad religious exemption. In a February speech, Obama offered what he considered an accommodation. Religious employers with objections would not have to provide the coverage, but their employees must be offered the coverage at no additional charge by the insurance company. Warren said that his concerns were not satisfied by this change.

“The issue here is not about women’s health,” Warren explained. “There is a greater principle and that is, do you have a right to decide what your faith practices. Now, I don’t have a problem with contraception. I’m a Protestant, I’m an evangelical. But I do support my Catholic brothers and sisters to believe what they want to believe.”
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