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  1. News - World - RELIGION

    Islamic State is 'evil', Saudi religious leaders warn haj pilgrims

    Posted Oct 06th 2014, 04:34am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Mina, Saudi Arabia Religious leaders in warning to millions of Muslims performing annual haj Islamic State 'evil', Saudis tell pilgrims Taking aim at Islamic State, ... in Iraq and Syria. As millions of pilgrims visited the holiest sites in Islam on the second day of the annual pilgrimage this weekend, religious leaders condemned the fourth beheading ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1610151/islamic-state-evil-saudi-religious-leaders-warn-haj-pilgrims
  2. News - China - RELIGION

    Xinjiang city bans Muslim clothing and large beards on public buses

    Posted Aug 06th 2014, 11:17am by AFP

    ... in the region A city in Xinjiang has banned people with large beards or Islamic clothing from travelling on public buses, state media said, prompting outrage from an overseas rights group. Authorities in Karamay banned people wearing hijabs, niqabs, burqas or clothing with the Islamic star and crescent symbol from taking local buses, the Karamay Daily reported. The ban also covers “large beards”, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1567483/xinjiang-city-bans-muslim-clothing-and-large-beards-public-buses
  3. News - World - RELIGION

    Militants cannot claim 'armour of God', Pope Francis says

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 09:47pm by Reuters

    ... reference to Islamic State militants who have seized territory in Syria and Iraq, but it was clear he had events in the Middle East in mind. Islamic State has declared a "caliphate" in the territories it controls and has killed or driven out large numbers of Christians, Shiite Muslims and others who do not subscribe to its hardline version of Sunni Islam. Asked specifically about ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1598155/militants-cannot-claim-armour-god-pope-francis-says
  4. News - Asia - RELIGION

    Asians remain gripped by World Cup fever, even as Ramadan starts

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 11:43pm by AFP

    ... Hardliners in Indonesia have pledged to raid bars that continue to sell alcohol, which Muslims are banned from drinking under Islamic law, or stay open too late. Authorities order bars and other nightspots to close earlier during the holy month. Radical group the Islamic Defenders' Front would "monitor any sinful activities in entertainment places, cafes and bars during ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1543216/asians-remain-gripped-world-cup-fever-even-ramadan-starts
  5. News - World - RELIGION

    Pope Francis calls for urgent steps to be taken to end Syrian war

    Posted May 25th 2014, 05:26am by AFP

    ... and the entire world," he said. Abdullah, whose Hashemite family traces its descent from the Prophet Mohammed, said Islam was a religion of harmony, mercy and justice, and that Jordan had worked ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1519336/pope-francis-calls-urgent-steps-be-taken-send-syrian-war
  6. News - China - RELIGION

    Party warns charity-run orphanages against 'forcing religion' on children

    Posted May 06th 2014, 05:49pm by MANDY ZUO

    ... were reacting to particular cases of children being forced to convert, but an expert suggested it could be common practice. Huang Wenjian, the China Islamic Association's head ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1505894/party-directive-warns-charity-run-orphanages-against-forcing-religion
  7. News - Asia - RELIGION

    'We will dissolve mass gatherings': Indonesian city forbids New Year celebrations

    Posted Dec 31st 2013, 05:40pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Banda Aceh City that enforces strict sharia law bans celebrations and Christmas greetings for the first time after Muslim clerics' decree Islamic police ... Year’s Eve is to ensure residents are compliant with calls from the government and ulema [Islamic scholars],” said a senior Banda Aceh sharia police official Reza Kamilin. “There should ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1393994/we-will-dissolve-mass-gatherings-indonesian-city-forbids-new-year
  8. News - Hong Kong - RELIGION

    Mosques needed in New Territories, says Islamic expert

    Posted Jan 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com HK's Islamic population has quadrupled in five decades, but no new mosques have been built For Muslims, a lack of room to worship Hong Kong should build more mosques and community centres for its growing Muslim population, an Islamic organisation said yesterday. Khan Muhammad Malik, chairman of the Federation of Muslim Association in Hong Kong, noted ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1118514/mosques-needed-new-territories-says-islamic-expert
  9. News - World - RELIGION

    Vatican uproar over cardinal's alarmist Islam YouTube video

    Posted Oct 17th 2012, 12:00am by Reuters in Vatican City

    ... Reuters in Vatican City Cardinal's screening of alarmist YouTube film at conference causes an outcry at the Vatican Bishops' fury at Islam video A Catholic cardinal has caused uproar at the Vatican by screening a spurious and anonymous YouTube video that makes alarmist predictions about the growth of Islam in Europe. The widely debunked seven-minute clip, called ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1062686/vatican-uproar-over-cardinals-alarmist-islam-youtube-video
  10. News - World - RELIGION

    Pope Francis prays for peace in Ukraine, Syria and Nigeria in his Easter mass from the Vatican

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 07:45pm by AP

    ... attacks" in parts of Nigeria. Nigerians marked Easter with heightened security against a spreading Islamic uprising, mourning the deaths of 75 bomb blast victims and fearful for the fate of 85 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1491782/pope-francis-prays-peace-ukraine-syria-and-nigeria-his-easter-mass

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