• Six die after church minister gives them bleach to drink after claiming

    From Steve Hayes@21:1/5 to All on Sat Sep 22 12:18:03 2018
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    South Africa: I Turned Jik Into Jesus' Blood Before Administering It
    to Church Members, Pastor Now Claims

    By Thomas Matiko

    A controversial South African pastor who is at the center of a recent
    incident in which six of his congregants died after ingesting Jik has
    said what they drunk was the blood of Jesus Christ.

    Pastor Ruffus Phala of the Ark Center Ministry has told South Africa's
    Daily Sun that he had turned the bleaching agent into the blood of
    Jesus before administering it to random members of his congregation
    whom he handpicked.

    "Yes, it was Jik before I made the declaration. But after I declared
    it to be the blood of Jesus Christ, it means it's no longer Jik so it
    won't harm anyone who consumes it," Pastor Phala was quoted by the
    Daily Sun.

    The man of cloth likened his action to those of Jesus Christ who
    according to the Bible once gave his disciples wine to drink telling
    them that it was his blood.

    The incident happened about a week ago during a church service where
    it was reported that the pastor randomly chose 10 people from the
    congregation before administering the lethal dose.

    It was also reported at the time that the pastor went into hiding
    after the incident, but South African authorities has been quoted
    saying they are yet to receive any official complaints that would
    warrant his arrest.


    Steve Hayes from Tshwane, South Africa
    Web: http://www.khanya.org.za/stevesig.htm
    Blog: http://khanya.wordpress.com

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