Tag: "Abd al-‘Aziz ibn ‘Abdillah āl ash-Shaikh"

Egyptian Copts at a service

Christians angry as Saudi Grand Mufti calls for churches to be destroyed

March 17, 2012 | Comments (2)

Christians across the Middle East are expressing anger and frustration after the Grand Mufti of Saudi Arabia said it is “necessary to destroy all the churches of the region.” In Cairo and Beirut, the anger was loudest, but also through their calls were gestures of tolerance. “I mean from a regular, end of the street […]

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Abd al-'Aziz ibn 'Abdillah āl ash-Shaikh, the Grand Mufti of Saudi Arabia

Top Saudi Religious Official Calls for ‘Destruction of All Churches’!

March 16, 2012 | Comments (3)

Sheikh Abdul Aziz Al-Asheikh, the Grand Mufti of Saudi Arabia, the highest official of religious law in the Sunni country, reportedly declared this week that it is “necessary to destroy all the churches” in the region, implying that no other religion besides Islam will be tolarated on the Arabian Peninsula — as there are currently […]

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