Brazil: Lunatic bigot pastor gets off on insulting dead man
JOHN Lennon died because he offended God by suggesting the Beatles were more famous than Jesus Christ, according to the embattled head of the Brazilian Congress’ human rights panel.
“The Bible says God does not let this type of offence go unpunished,” evangelical pastor Marco Feliciano said in remarks published by local media on Tuesday and gleaned from a video of a sermon he made at his church in 2005.
Mr Feliciano, who is facing growing calls to resign from the rights panel over his disparaging comments about gays, women and blacks, also said he would have liked to see the body of Lennon when the English pop star was shot dead in December 1980.
“I would have liked to be there the day they discovered his body. I would have lifted the cloth which covered him and would have told him: Excuse me, John, but this first shot is in the name of the Father, this one is in the name of the Son and that one in the name of the Holy Spirit. Nobody confronts God and survives for debauchery,” the pastor is heard saying in a video available on the internet.
As a matter of fact Lennon said later that he had been misunderstood. Funny how God didn’t get the message, isn’t it?