How did Faith Impact Mandela's Political Outlook?

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The World said goodbye to former South African president and human rights icon Nelson Mandela this week.

Tens of thousands paid tribute to Mandela at a memorial service in South Africa.

He was remembered as a symbol of reconciliation and a man with a "mighty power of forgiveness."

More than 90 countries flew in representatives from Argentina to Pakistan, Trinidad to China.

U.S. President Barack Obama attended the memorial as did former president George W. Bush, Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter.

Though leaders worldwide lauded Mandela for the inedible mark he made on his nation, many Christian leaders are left questioning his faith and its impact on his political outlook.

Michael Cassidy, South African evangelist and founder of African Enterprise, says in 1992 he visited Nelson Mandela at the request of Billy Graham. He recently spoke with CBN News to talk about the significance of that encounter. Click play to watch. 

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