Wishing someone ‘Merry Christmas’ is worse than murder or lying for Muslims, says Canadian muslim cleric
Muslims should be offended when people worship Jesus as a god, and wishing someone a “Merry Christmas” is a worse sin than murder, a Canadian Islamic cleric has said during a sermon.
Sheik Younus Kathrada was preaching to the Muslim Youth of Victoria in British Columbia ahead of Christmas when he said that congratulating non-Muslims on their holidays means approving them.[embed]https://youtu.be/qKyKBkYl1jE[/embed]
“If a person were to commit every major sin – committing adultery, dealing with interest, lying, murder… If a person were to do all of those major sins, they are nothing compared to the sin of congratulating and greeting the non-Muslims on their false festivals,” Kathrada said.
After the excerpts of his sermon were published by a Washington-based Middle East Research institute on their social media, Kathrada’s Facebook pag