Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Gates of Vienna News Feed 4/10/2012

Gates of Vienna News Feed 4/10/2012An Egyptian court has blocked the formation of a constitutional assembly that would have been dominated by the Salafists. The ruling was in response to a number of lawsuits challenging the process. The plaintiffs in the suits maintained that the proposed assembly did not adequately represent the whole of Egyptian society. The court suspended the assembly until a special judicial panel can convene and rule on its legality.

In other news, an imam in France has blessed the union of two Muslim homosexuals. He used the same sharia-prescribed forms that are required in marriages between men and women.

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wheatington said...

Is this an indication that a little relativism creeping into Islam? Confusion reigns!

goethechosemercy said...

Ludovic Zahed Mohamed, a Frenchman of Algerian origin, and his South African partner Qiyam al-Din reportedly got married in line with the sharia (Islamic law) in the presence of Jamal, an imam from the Mauritius islands.

In line with the Sharia?
I think not.
This "marriage" will probably be thought of with great contempt at Al Azhar and in the "Holy Places."