Rick Santorum's first stop in Florida
was a visit with Reverend O'Neal Dozier, who runs the Worldwide
Christian Center in Pompano Beach Florida and serves as the honorary
chairman of Santorum's Florida campaign.
According to Mother
Jones, Dozier's congregation is mostly black and mostly
He said in a recent video that he
preaches on social issues.
“We also teach and preach on the war
on terror,” he said. “We teach and preach on the dangers of
Islam and Islamic fascism here.”
At a 2003 Reclaiming America
convention, Dozier labeled being gay “the paramount of sins.”
“[I]t's a very bad kind of sin
because it really hurts society in so many ways.”
Dozier declared that homosexuality is
“an abomination,” which he defined as “something so nasty and
disgusting it makes God want to vomit.”
He added that God brought HIV/AIDS to
punish gay people.
Santorum, fresh from finishing third
behind Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney in South Carolina, spoke to
Worldwide Christian center parishioners on Sunday morning.