'Do what Jesus would do': The controversial ad that promoted 'Dying to Live' organ transplant film

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 A CONTROVERSIAL commercial depicting Jesus Christ consenting to organ donation as he dies on the cross has divided religious leaders.  The Daily Telegraph can reveal the almost three-minute ad, which airs today, encourages viewers to “do what Jesus would do” after an actor portraying Christ is persuaded to donate his organs by two guards.

A CONTROVERSIAL commercial depicting Jesus Christ consenting to organ donation as he dies on the cross has divided religious leaders.

The Daily Telegraph can reveal the almost three-minute ad, which airs today, encourages viewers to “do what Jesus would do” after an actor portraying Christ is persuaded to donate his organs by two guards.

 A controversial advert which shows Jesus Christ agreeing to become an organ donor has infuriated a Muslim leader and divided opinion online.  The two-and-a-half minute advert shows two armed guards asking Jesus if he would like to donate his organs after being nailed to the cross before his death.

A controversial advert which shows Jesus Christ agreeing to become an organ donor has infuriated a Muslim leader and divided opinion online.

The two-and-a-half minute advert shows two armed guards asking Jesus if he would like to donate his organs after being nailed to the cross before his death.

 Neil Mitchell has a question.  Controversial? Or clever?  A new campaign has been launched to convince people to become organ donors.

Neil Mitchell has a question.

Controversial? Or clever?

A new campaign has been launched to convince people to become organ donors.