Canadian Imam Proclaims Saying ‘Merry Christmas’ Is Worse than Murder

One Canadian imam has declared that, for Muslims, uttering the phrase is worse than murder. Sheikh Younus Kathrada  said: “There are those who will say to them ‘Merry Christmas.’ What are you congratulating them on?  Will you stop saying ‘Merry Christmas’ because of this?  “Congratulations on the birth of your Lord? Is that acceptable to a Muslim?  “Are you now approving of their beliefs? By saying that you are approving of it … If a person were to commit every major sin — committing adultery, dealing with interest, lying, murder. If 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.”  Read more: