Televangelist Paul Crouch Dies At 79

Crouch and his wife, Jan.Televangelist Paul Crouch founded the Trinity Broadcasting Network with his wife, Jan, in 1973 and grew it into an international Christian empire. He died at his home in Orange, Calif., on Saturday after a decade-long fight with degenerative heart disease.

Lawsuits Put Trinity Bcstg. Under Scrutiny

Televangelists Paul and Jan Crouch, founders of the religious Trinity Broadcasting Network are under attack by their granddaughter Brittany Koper, who recently filed court papers that include allegations of $50 million in financial shenanigans at the world’s largest Christian broadcasting network. Her suit was followed by another from a Koper in-law. The legal skirmish offers a rare window into the secretive world of the sprawling religious nonprofit and exposes a family feud that could draw more outside scrutiny of TBN.