Aussie Mosque Tells Muzzies Via Facebook It's A Sin To Celebrate Christmas


Da TNB Reporter
Mosque sparks outrage with 'fatwa' Facebook post warning Muslims it is a 'sin' to celebrate Christmas

Online message says Christmas is a 'falsehood that Muslims should avoid'
Post has been taken down by the mosque and condemned by Muslim leaders
It followed lecture by imam urging worshipers to avoid Christmas

PUBLISHED: 14:26, 24 December 2012 | UPDATED: 16:00, 24 December 2012


'Fatwa': Part of the post removed from the Lakemba Mosque Facebook page

Australia's biggest mosque has sparked outrage with a 'fatwa' post on its Facebook page warning Muslims it is a 'sin' to wish people a merry Christmas.

The message has been removed from the Lakemba Mosque page of the social networking website after being condemned by Muslim leaders.

It followed a controversial lecture at the Sydney mosque at Friday prayer, when head imam Sheikh Yahya Safi reportedly told worshipers not to have anything to do with Christmas.

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