Osteen: Romney "believer in Christ, like me"

Pastor Joel Osteen, one of America's most popular religious figures, said on "CBS This Morning" that GOP candidate Mitt Romney believes in Jesus like he does.

"What I see about Governor Romney is that he says, 'I believe Jesus Christ is the son of God, he's raised from the dead and he's my savior.' I see him as being a believer in Christ, like me."

Charlie Rose said, "That's enough for you?"

"That's enough for me," Osteen said. "There's differences in all religion. I realize Mormonism is different from Christianity, but you know what, he's a man of faith and values. And to me, that's strong."

To watch the video of this portion of the "CBS This Morning" interview with Osteen, click on the video below.

Pastor Joel Osteen on Mitt Romney as a Mormon

For the full interview with Osteen and his wife, Victoria Osteen, click on the video in the player above.