“I’m A Proud Catholic” - Actor, John Dumelo Responds To Critics Who Accused Him Of Idolatry

Published 1 year ago by: CLARA JANCITA
at 12:42 PM, 6/08/2018 (1 year ago)

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Ghanaian actor, John Dumelo has responded to critics who recently accused him of idolatry. The criticism began after the newly married actor shared a photo to Instagram, of himself holding the feet of a statue of Jesus Christ in a church in Montreal. In the caption of the photo, Dumelo prayed for his fans and family.

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Dear God…..I pray for everyone who’s pursuing their dreams. I pray You to heal the sick, I pray you to touch the age, I pray you to grant financial breakthrough for everyone. I pray you to break all chains of bondage on anyone cursed. I pray whatever that is touched, turns to Gold. I pray for everyone here that by next week, you shall hear good news….

In response to the criticism, Dumelo shared:
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I usually don’t respond to ‘negative ‘ comments on Instagram but these set of comments need clarification. I posted a picture of myself touching the feet of a statue Christ in a church in Montreal. Some people said it’s idol worshipping. Some said it’s blasphemy and others too said it’s occultism. If we all turn our Bibles to Matthew 9:20–22, it’s talks about a woman touching the robe of Jesus to be healed. She said “ If I can just touch his robe, I will be healed”. That was her faith. And her faith healed her. When we go to certain churches these days, anointing oil, water etc are sold. Some are asked to pray over these and apply them to be healed. What about those that touch Tv’s to be healed? Is that idol worshipping? Is that occultism? No, it’s all in your faith. Faith is such a big influence if used correctly. I’m a proud Catholic and I will never be ashamed of that. My Catholic beliefs and principles have brought me this far and it’s taking me further. We all believe in one God. No need to judge. God bless us all.

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crocatum at 01:15 PM, 6/08/2018 (1 year ago)
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he who has brian let him use it, he who can see, let him see, and he who is in bliss let him bliss.
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crocatum at 01:19 PM, 6/08/2018 (1 year ago)
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but do not fall when the darkness comes, when deception abounds, let the foundation be strong, when falsehood arises, let the eyes be bright.
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crocatum at 01:23 PM, 6/08/2018 (1 year ago)
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least it comes and you don't know, and it is looking at your face smiling.
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Larry28 at 02:02 PM, 6/08/2018 (1 year ago)
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 Roll Eyes Roll Eyes
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slimber at 03:55 PM, 6/08/2018 (1 year ago)
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Am with you
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philnel at 05:03 PM, 6/08/2018 (1 year ago)
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God bless you for showing them love and maturity in your response. Am a proud Catholic. OLUWA HOLDS THE ACE
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kelemann at 11:01 PM, 6/08/2018 (1 year ago)
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Wicked generation.  Well done my brother. If you had posted your picture without clothes, they would have praised you. May God lift  you higher for your good gesture.
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james987 at 04:28 AM, 7/08/2018 (1 year ago)
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But Bible talk am na.. don't worship anything man made in my name
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