Wednesday, 16 January 2013

[Oz / Melbourne / Mystery Babylon] Church caught up in row over uni mosque

Church caught up in row over uni mosque

January 16, 2013
Vince Chadwick
ANTI-Islamic sentiment has flared in Melbourne's eastern suburbs, with the planned renovation of a mosque near Monash University prompting a senior member of the local Uniting Church to claim mosques may provide a training ground for religious fanatics. ...
More islamophilia and political correctness at The Age

* Who would have thought that moskes might provide a training ground for "fanatics"?

By Manal Abdul Aziz
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
... However, I thanked God that she had not listened to the previous Friday's khotba (preaching) made by the sheikh of the nearby mosque, in which he called all Jews and Christians as infidels for changing their religion sent to Moses and Jesus by Allah. ...

Jason Burke in Malé, Wednesday 9 January 2013
... Increasingly more conservative and more politicised strands of Muslim practice and thought made inroads. Recent years have seen increased attendance at mosques, more men growing beards as a sign of devotion, and more women forgoing traditional colourful dress and donning headscarves. Such trends mirror those elsewhere in the Islamic world and, since Gayoom left power and multiparty elections were held in 2008, have intensified. ...

10:43 AM, Jan 3, 2013 By STEPHEN SCHWARTZ
... Of the believers summoned to march, many were reported to have been bused in from neighboring Macedonia. They demanded erection of a “mega-mosque” in Pristina as a counter to a new Roman Catholic cathedral dedicated to Mother Teresa. ...

Monday, December 17, 2012
... The US did not start the old traditions here like ‘dishonour’ killings, child marriage, keeping women locked up and stoning abandoned babies to death in mosques. ...