‘Don’t open doors to evil’: Top Saudi cleric calls concerts & cinemas a ‘depravity’

RT.Com - 16/1/17 Cinemas and singing concerts are merely a depravity, Saudi Arabia’s top religious cleric said, adding that cinemas are dangerous as they may show films which are “immoral,” “atheist” and can change the country’s culture. “We know that singing concerts and cinemas are a depravity,” Grand Mufti Abdul-Aziz ibn Abdullah Al ash-Sheikh said in an ...

Russian Church hopes govts of Persian Gulf countries will not back idea of church destruction

Moscow, March 20, Interfax - The Russian Orthodox Church has expressed concerns about the statement made by Saudi Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdul Aziz bin Abdullah, who has called for all churches in the Persian Gulf countries to be destroyed. "This statement is alarming because the Persian Gulf countries are populated not only by numerous Muslims, but ...

Saudi Grand Mufti Calls for “Destruction of All Churches in Region”

Sheikh Abdul Aziz bin Abdullah, the Grand Mufti of Saudi Arabia

Raymond Ibrahim 16/3/2012 According to several Arabic news sources, last Monday, Sheikh Abdul Aziz bin Abdullah, the Grand Mufti of Saudi Arabia, declared that it is “necessary to destroy all the churches of the region.” The Grand Mufti made his assertion in response to a question posed by a delegation from Kuwait: a Kuwaiti parliament member recently called ...