While claiming that he would definitely return to Sri Lanka, Pastor Jerome Fernando via a live video stream apologized today if his comments caused any hurt to the Buddhist, Hindu, and Islamic faiths.
Pastor Fernando made the comments while joining a mass worked off in Mirihana via a video link.
However, he said his apology is not for preaching the truth but for hurting their feelings.
"I preached the gospel truth. I was preaching what was in the Bible. It is still there in the Bible. I have done nothing wrong. I want to yet apologize to my Buddhist brothers, Hindu brothers, Muslim brothers and sisters, if my words by any means have hurt you emotionally. I humbly apologize to the Buddhist clergy in Sri Lanka.”, he said.
Mm Sunday, 21 May 2023 08:04 PM
in hiding ? Or is even the cid is also playing games to avoid arresting
Tilak Sunday, 21 May 2023 08:18 PM
Hiran Sunday, 21 May 2023 08:20 PM
It's a MIRACLE! Why would a PROPHET apologize??
Secular Man Monday, 22 May 2023 09:40 AM
Did Gnanasara ever apologise? He instead continues to make provocative, long speeches. No fuss. Presidential pardons are available in plenty for him and his likes.
Ranjith Monday, 22 May 2023 09:54 AM
He has to come out from where he is hiding and he must apologies in a proper manner you cannot just get way insulting and criticising Lord Buddha's and what he has preached you escaped due to love and tolerance taught by Buddha be thankful to the Lord Buddha
Sokrates Monday, 22 May 2023 10:05 AM
The reporting of so-called blasphemous statements by an obscure Christian prophet and faith healer has made this man a martyr. How would it be if the media would report investigatively on the crimes committed by our politicians. It would be a terrific success for the journalists if these politicians would then disappear in prison for decades instead of reporting on such pointless gossip.
DOT Monday, 22 May 2023 10:09 AM
We real budist do not care it! Do no harm!
Alisandar Gangapala Monday, 22 May 2023 10:13 AM
join the wal Ali group and become a minister of of Hora Ranchuwa!!
Wimalasara Maitipe Monday, 22 May 2023 10:22 AM
Apologies but not withdrawing the statement against the Buddha and again reconfirming his previous statements.We cordially inviting him to withdraw the concept or come for the meeting to discuss this theory of ‘ Buddha looked for Jesus’ Be Well and Happy!
Jayantha Monday, 22 May 2023 03:31 PM
What to do!! A failed attempt! Now Trying to regain the lost respect(?)! Too late! the damage is already done!
Jerome Tuesday, 23 May 2023 06:42 PM
Too late damage done
Jerry Tuesday, 23 May 2023 06:58 PM
His apology appears worst than the PREACH, given that "IF" he said his apology is not for preaching the truth but for hurting their feelings.
K Perera Thursday, 25 May 2023 03:36 AM
When One Person Suffers From A Delusion It Is Called Insanity; When Many People Suffer From A Delusion It Is Called Religion.
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