Pastor Talks of Breakdown in Turkey, But Also Forgiveness

The Associated Press’s Ben Finley reports that American pastor Andrew Brunson, who was released last week after two years of confinement in Turkey, said Friday that he suffered a mental breakdown in prison. Finley adds, “Upon his return, Brunson, 50, visited the White House and placed his hand on Trump’s shoulder in prayer before asking God to provide the president ‘supernatural wisdom to accomplish all the plans you have for this country and for him.'” Brunson said, “It’s not an option not to forgive; we are required to as Christians. Is it easy? No. But God forgave me. As I get emotions that come back, I say, ‘I forgive.’”

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