"We believe in Allah, the father almighty, creator of heaven and earth," chant the faithful at Sunday Mass at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic church in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
This, believe it or not, is what caused Malaysian police to recommend prominent Catholic priest Lawrence Andrew be charged with sedition. It was triggered by a court ruling in October 2013 that forbade Andrew's Catholic newspaper from using "Allah" because it was not "an integral part of the faith in Christianity".
Raids followed to confiscate Bibles based on a 1988 state law that restricted the use of over 30 other Arabic words and phrases to Muslims. Supporters of Muslims' exclusive right to the word Allah have justified it by saying that its use by Christians could confuse Muslims and be used to convert them to Christianity.
Christians make up about 9 percent of Malaysia's 29 million people. A federal court will hear an appeal by the Catholic Church in March 2014.
Hi guys, this looks like another battle between religions to maintain their followers numbers . The bigger the mob the richer one gets. The sky gods & sky demons is a very expensive business ; when there is no answers or signs from outer space, new actions have to be developed to keep the mob in fear& tamed, or the mob get's restless. The moon & Mars are the next targets for victory for these religions, & as interaction with outer space is now in progress it look's like all religions have missed the bus. Eyes Skywards fellow members .
All this time I thought Allah was Mr. Akbar's first name. :)