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Top Malaysian Court Rules 'Allah' Only for Muslims

Malaysia's highest court has upheld a government ban against a Roman Catholic newspaper using the world "Allah" to refer to God.   The Federal Court ruled in a four-to-three decision Monday that the church's Malay-language newspaper, The Herald, had no grounds to appeal a lower court decision last year that Allah should be reserved exclusively for Muslims, because if other religions use the word, it could be confusing and lead Muslims to convert.    Such...

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