Christians denounced a Canadian-based ice cream chain Sweet Jesus for its blasphemous and misuse of the name of the Lord.
At least two online petitions are gathering support to boycott the ice cream parlor until it changes its name, reports Sight Magazine.
Based in Toronto and founded in 2015, the ice cream company operates at least 20 stores in Canada and is expanding into the U.S. Owners Andrew Richmond and Amin Todai defended their company name, saying they had no intention of offending anyone. They argued that ‘Sweet Jesus’ came from a common expression when people feel enjoyment, surprise, or disbelief.
CitizenGO said Sweet Jesus’ menu selection, with ice cream flavors such as Red Rapture, Hella Nutella, and Sweet Baby Jesus, proves that the owners mock Christ and Christianity.
A petition on Chan