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Christians Malaysia

Malaysia Appeals 'Allah' For Christians Ruling

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Malaysia's government filed an appeal Monday to fight a court ruling that allowed non-Muslims to use the word "Allah" t...

A God By Any Other Name: Semantics in Malaysia

Sumbul Ali-Karamali | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sumbul Ali-Karamali

Christian Malaysians have the right to use "Allah" to describe their Christian God, because "Allah" simply means "God." In fact, Arab Christians have called their God "Allah" for centuries.

3 Malaysian Churches Attacked In 'Allah' Dispute

AP | VIJAY JOSHI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Religious tensions in Muslim-majority Malaysia turned violent Friday with firebomb attacks on three churches following ...

Malaysia: Christian Conversion Mix-Up Leads To Arrest Of 9

AP | JULIA ZAPPEI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Malaysian police Wednesday freed nine Christians who were arrested and held overnight after a university official mista...