Drama! Ghanaian Actor, John Dumelo bashed for praying in a Catholic way
By Rita Okoye
Ghanaian actor, John Dumelo has been facing all manners of criticism after he made a post of himself praying in a Catholic church holding the legs of a statue.
The Newly wedded actor made this post below which lead to countless verbal attacks via the comment section of his Instagram page.
In a quick reaction to the backlashes he was getting, Dumelo cleared the air in yet another post, maintaining that he is Catholic and practices his faith to this satisfaction.
” 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,” his response read.