Malaysia: church firebombing trial begins
Catholic World News - July 07, 2010
Three young Malaysian Muslims have gone on trial for firebombing a Protestant church in the Asian nation in January. The spate of anti-Christian violence-- which included the firebombing of eight churches and vandalism against two others-- followed a court decision that permitted a Catholic publication to use the word “Allah” to refer to God.
Father Lawrence Andrew, the publication’s editor, told Vatican Radio that he believes the three youths did not act alone.
An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:
Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach seven million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!
Progress toward our September expenses ($33,685 to go):
All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!