London: A Christian minister has reportedly urged people to pray for Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius, who is currently on trial for shooting and killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in 2013.

Robert Tillman Kendall, who was once minister at the famous Westminster Chapel in London, tweeted a picture of himself with Pistorius, whom he met at the athlete’s Pretoria home for lunch.

According to the Mirror, the 78-year-old Kendall, who has written about 50 books, said that Pistorius gave him lunch at his Pretoria home, before begging people to pray for the Blade Runner.

Pistorius is currently undergoing a ‘mental health evaluation’ at a Pretoria psychiatric hospital to see if his Generalised Anxiety Disorder played any role in the shooting of Steenkamp, the report added.

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