Liberty University squashes false partnership

Stefanie Botelho's picture
Friday, April 11, 2014

Numerous references to a supposed partnership between Benny Hinn Ministries and Liberty University have been removed from the Benny Hinn Ministries website.

After being alerted that the evangelist was claiming to have a partnership with LU, school officials issued Benny Hinn Ministries a cease-and-desist order April 4 citing its unauthorized use of the university’s trademark and intellectual property.

The falsely advertised partnership would have allowed students of the World Healing Fellowship & Liberty University Institute of Biblical Studies to receive a diploma from the Lynchburg-based university founded by the late Jerry Falwell Sr. in 1971. Liberty regularly polices its trademark.

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