Malaysian government will appeal court ruling on use of "Allah"
Catholic World News - January 04, 2010
The government of Malaysia plans to appeal a court decision allowing the country's Catholic newspaper to use the term "Allah" in reference to the Christian God. The court's ruling-- which struck down a government policy forbidding the use of "Allah" by The Herald-- has prompted thousands of complaints from the country's Muslim majority, who believe that it is blasphemous to use "Allah" except in references to the Islamic deity.
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