Tag : Malaysia news
title : Jesus Christ Scenes Cut From 'Ben-Hur' Distress Filmmakers Roma Downey, Mark Burnett
summary : Roma Downey's remake of the iconic movie "Ben-Hur" was altered after a controversy in Malaysia, resulting in all the scenes depicting Jesus Christ being cut from the version shown in that country to avoid breaking Islamic laws.
date : Oct 15, 2016 11:28 AM EDT
title : Christian Missionaries in Malaysia Spark Quarrel Amid Asian Anglican Leader, Islamic Party President
summary : Bishop Datuk Bolly Lapok of the Anglican Church's Kuching Diocese in Sarawak, Malaysia, said Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party president Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang had no right to talk about Christians and Sarawak's indigenous people, the Dayaks, in such recent disparaging manners. Hadi, whose observations were published in a PAS document, was cited as saying "Christian missionaries used unethical means to spread their faith."
date : Jan 25, 2016 02:41 PM EST