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Wife of televangelist Benny Hinn files for divorce

The wife of faith healer and televangelist Benny Hinn has filed for divorce in Orange County Superior Court.

Suzanne Hinn filed her divorce papers Feb. 1, according to the court website. Her attorney, Sorrell Trope, could not be reached for comment Thursday afternoon.

Benny Hinn The couple married in 1979 and have three daughters and a son, according to a biography on posted on the website for Benny Hinn Ministries.

The silver-haired Hinn is one of the world's most financially successful faith healers.

He lives in a multimillon-dollar home near Salt Creek Beach Park in Dana Point. And he has flown around the world in a leased Gulfstream jet to lead his "Miracle Crusades," during which tens of thousands of followers have packed stadiums and auditoriums to hear Hinn preach about the Gospel and God's healing powers.

Hinn has been a pastor for more than 30 years but remains committed to "winning the lost at any cost," his website says.

Hinn's ministries are headquartered in Grapevine, Texas, and operates a television studio in Aliso Viejo.

-- Robert J. Lopez

Photo: Faith healer Benny Hinn during a 2003 Miracle Crusade at the Arrowhead Pond of Anaheim. Credit: Irfan Khan/Los Angeles Times.

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I did not Pastors could get a divorce, since they are Christians LOL. He will have to pay her a lot of money, and it won't be his either. It will be from the people that sent him their money. It will be another woman as always.

Women love filing for divorce simple for the money. Feminism has really corrupted a lot of American women in today's society.

The bible says that God hates divorce. In addition, there is a part that also reads that those that are married would be asif they weren't. That to me means to focus more on the Lord--though specific instructions to husbands and wives are to care for the world and how to please (each other). Singledom affords much time for spirituallity without distraction.

Well, if married couples are to be as if they aren't--that to me means for them to behave as if they are single in attentiveness to God. There is no reason if one isdoing that, to irritate the Lrod with something he hates like divorce. Better to live as Hosea and his wife at some point (meaning even if in seperate rooms!) than to irritate our Lord God with something that He hates.. the hardness of heart that I wonder whether it is the same as unforgiveness and if it renders one without being able to be a recipient of forgiveness.
Please have teac and stay together.. pray and stay together, grab the miracle of preservering through the 'trouble in the flesh' that Paul warned about and stay together...

I love to hook up with her!!!

Benny Hinn is a false prophet. He is a herectical teacher.

Hinn is a phoney. He's gotten rich off the backs of people who need help and are desperate. Shame on Hinn.

Last year Rick Warren of Saddleback Church in Lakeforest CA said, "divorce is out of the question". Why is it that Rick Warren would be against divorces but Benny Hinn who is also a devote Christian will be getting a divorce? So who is right? As a Christian, who am I supposed to believe?

CHA CHA CHINGGGGG!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I may die laughing.

Smart woman!!!

This was a useless article, there was no specific info given, so why print it ??

How can so many people give money to this idiot.

Hey Mathew...the answer to your question is...GOD. That's who your suppose to believe. God says that He's against divorce. As for any minister or pastor or preacher they are still men not God and will fall at one point or another. We're suppose to try to live Christ like and tho we will all fall at one point or another we can ask for forgiveness if your a christian.

Well he earned none of it!!! Take all his money!!Better yet give back from the people you stole it from!

lol u guys kill me. this dude is a loser a crook and alot of other things i cant say. he found a way to bilk the workin christians out of money for stuff. i call him a d=false prophet. the lord said towards the end days there willl be many guess what.... clue no.1, clue no.2 obama. read where its says a learder will get into office claiming to christian and sells us all out.. its coming ppl.

This guy was and is a fraud from day one, He performed miracles on TV for many years, making the born blind see and people on wheel chairs walk on the stage..unbelievable!!!!!!!The man flies in a corporate Jet..some folks are just plain retarded for giving money to this cats congeregation..

just because people are christian does not mean they have to stay together if a marriage does not work out even if it's after so many years.

I'm guessing she's sick of being married to a self-absorbed, sociopathic telegangster. I sincerely hope she takes him for every last, ill-gotten penny and finds some young dude to flaunt in his face. Now there's some real comedy...

To all of you who are judging Benny Hinn & his wife, there is only ONE TRUE JUDGE & He will handle it, not you !! If there is anybody out there who is totally righteous & without sin, then go ahead & cast the first stone !!

1 Corinthians 13:6
"If we claim to be without sin, we deceive ourselves and the truth is not in us." (1 John 1:8) We don't delight in the downfall of others when we know our own hearts. We are guilty by association. We have to admit we can be entertained by their sick and scandalous behavior.

Let us pray for Benny and Suzanne Hinn - there is tremendous attacks when ones are involved in ministry and satan is a thief. I know it has been hard for me as a wife of a godly man to be strong when the enemy starts deceiving me and telling me lies about my husband, to the point where i just want to give up. I thank God for helping me through those dark seasons, because without his help I would have given in and divorced my husband because it seemed just at the time. Pray for this family, if you love God, you will love and not hate or mock. Love always hopes!

I wonder why the beleivers of christ gets annoyed in unnecessary issues. See, remember that the bible says Do not judge, so that you will not be. The coming of The LAMB is near. Utilize the time properly.

Benny Hinn should be ashamed to live like a king on the money donated by people for the ministry, for spreading the Gospel.
He is a liar, heretic preacher of the rich life. He is not preaching the Gospel. He is just another businessman in the TV business. This is the beginning of his falling.

But wait, isn't it the handful of gays that want the right to marry that are going to destroy the "sanctity of marriage"? What a joke.

Oh for goodness sake, I thought the headline read, "Benny Hill!" In any case, same sort of comedy.

Thank you Eddie...your the only one that made any sense...It is sad that so many people get self righteous when a Christian has real life issues...and let's remember, we have no idea why this has happened...the wife filed, not him...so before we cast those stones! He who has sinned not!...let's show some human compassion. Let's look at the fact that a 30+ year marriage is ending and that, regardless of any opinion, it is sad...God says in His word that sin is sin, no measure..so before you fuss over the speck in someone else's eye, take notice of the beam in yours...let's stop being a hostile society and remember we are not nor will we ever be, sinless...show some compassion people!

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