Would Jesus be an organ donor? New ad sparks controversy

Would Jesus be an organ donor? New ad sparks controversy October 17, 2018

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The story:

A controversial advert which shows Jesus Christ agreeing to become an organ donor has infuriated a Muslim leader and divided opinion online.

The two-and-a-half minute advert shows two armed guards asking Jesus if he would like to donate his organs after being nailed to the cross before his death.

Founder of Islamic Friendship Association of Australia Keysar Trad said the advert ‘showed irreverence towards venerated figures’, reports The Daily Telegraph.

Mr Keysar said the ad ‘will cause offence to some Muslims and some Christians’.

But Anglican Bishop of South Sydney Michael Stead disagreed, acknowledging it had the potential to offend but insisting the underlying message was important.

‘It uses the self-sacrificial example of Jesus to communicate an important message,’ he told the publication.

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