Daijiworld Media Community – Mangaluru (RJP)
Mangaluru, Nov 25: To the shock of many church goers at Milagres Church right here, Poorvika Mobiles Personal Restricted, a cellphones retail firm, distributed handbills with images of Jesus and Holy Household to advertise their merchandise.
The handbills have been distributed after the 8 am Mass on Sunday, November 25.
The individuals who acquired these handbills have been sad to see the photographs of Jesus and Holy Household for promotion of cellphones. Many individuals amongst them have complained to Daijiworld.
As per particulars obtainable, there have been three teams who got here to distribute the handbills after the 8 am Mass at Milagres Church. They have been all informed to not enter the church premises as normal. A enterprise home, an NGO and cell retailer Poorvika began distributing their handbills to the folks coming back from Mass outdoors the church gates. Poorvika Mobiles leaflets have been in envelopes. So naturally folks learn the opposite handbills first. After they opened the envelopes from Poorvika later, they expressed their unhappiness and anger.
Many individuals have condemned the act of utilizing spiritual images for enterprise promotion on the place of worship. “That is actually unhealthy. No spiritual sentiments ought to be used to draw folks in the direction of any store,” one stated.
Neighborhood leaders have urged the general public to not patronize outlets like Poorvika who use faith to get enterprise. It’s stated the Church authorities and Catholic Sabha workplace bearers have been already contacted by some folks to intervene within the matter.
“If they’re allowed to distribute images at church, they’ll do it at mosques and temples additionally sooner or later,” one other stated.
As per sources, a Christian affiliation has deliberate to hunt authorized opinion to sue Poorvika Cell Personal Restricted.