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Islam 'recognizes homosexuality'

  • Abdul Khalik

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Fri, March 28 2008 | 01:38 am

Homosexuals and homosexuality are natural and created by God, thus permissible within Islam, a discussion concluded here Thursday. Moderate Muslim scholars said there were no reasons to reject homosexuals under Islam, and that the condemnation of homosexuals and homosexuality by mainstream ulema and many other Muslims was based on narrow-minded interpretations of Islamic teachings. S...

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