As intercessors we are called to block the fatwa calling for the destruction of all Christian churches on the Arabian Peninsula. On March 12, Sheik Abdul Aziz bin Abdullah, the grand mufti of Saudi Arabia, declared that it is “necessary to destroy all the churches of the region.”
For more reporting on this statement made by the grand mufti and the consequences, I recommend the following:
The significance of this statement is observed as follows by a commentator in the Washington Times.
“This is not a small-time radical imam trying to stir up his followers with fiery hate speech. This was a considered, deliberate and specific ruling from one of the most important leaders in the Muslim world. It does not just create a religious obligation for those over whom the mufti has direct authority; it is also a signal to others in the Muslim world that destroying churches is not only permitted but mandatory.” To read the full article, click on the link. Washington Times article [Read more…] about Prayer to Block the Recent Fatwa