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Santorum backer demands Romney 'renounce his racist' religion

Published: Monday, March 12 2012 11:15 a.m. MDT

Former Massachusetts Governor and Republican President hopeful Mitt Romney speaks on faith in America at The George Bush Presidential Library on Texas A & M University campus December 6, 2007 in College Station, Texas. Romney talked about the role of religion in government and his Mormon faith. (Ben Sklar, Getty Images ) Former Massachusetts Governor and Republican President hopeful Mitt Romney speaks on faith in America at The George Bush Presidential Library on Texas A & M University campus December 6, 2007 in College Station, Texas. Romney talked about the role of religion in government and his Mormon faith. (Ben Sklar, Getty Images )

SALT LAKE CITY A Florida pastor is calling on former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney to denounce his religion, calling it a "racist Mormon religion."

Rev. O'Neal Dozier, senior pastor of The Worldwide Christian Center Church on Pompano Beach and outspoken advocate of social issues, released a statement over the weekend calling on Romney, an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, to renounce his religion.

"The purpose of this request is to foster and maintain good race relations here in America," the press release says. "The Mormon religion is prejudiced against Blacks, Jews and the Native American Indians. These allegations are substantiated and validated by the writings of the former Prophets and Seers of the Mormon Church."

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