Friday, January 8, 2010

Attacks after Malaysian court rules Christians can worship Allah

Grand Ayatollah Tony's Fatwa to Malaysians:

Stop this nonsense NOW! Allah is Arabic for God. As I said before I am a Christian and I pray to Allah!

Contributed by Molly

"There were angry protests at mosques in Malaysia after four arson attacks on Christian churches, apparently provoked by a controversy over the use by Christians of the word Allah.

Police were increasing their patrols of areas around churches and Christian communities were hiring security guards, after petrol bombs were thrown at four churches in and around the capital Kuala Lumpur, partially destroying one of them. Hours later, Muslim preachers used Friday prayers to object to a court decision that would allow use of "Allah" as the Malaysian language term for the Christian God.

“We will not allow the word Allah to be inscribed in your churches,” said one speaker at the Kampung Bahru mosque in central Kuala Lumpur. Protesters carried posters reading “Heresy arises from words wrongly used” and “Allah is only for us”....."

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