Saturday, September 26, 2009

Church poster banned for suggesting that 'blessed oil' cured heart defect

A church poster implying that "blessed oil" cured a child's life-threatening heart condition has been banned by the advertising watchdog.

By Murray Wardrop
Published: 7:00AM BST 23 Sep 2009
A poster for the Universal Church of the Kingdom of God (UCKG): Church poster banned for suggesting that 'blessed oil' cured heart defect
The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) questioned whether the poster would discourage seriously ill people from getting medical treatment Photo: PA

The advert for the Universal Church of the Kingdom of God (UCKG) featured a testimonial from a woman implying that her son's lung and heart defects were cured by oil that the church had provided. More Here!



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