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ISLAM IS TRULY LOSING

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Submitted by Ibn Salam (Nigeria), Aug 7, 2009 at 17:28

Honest Islamic leaders know the losses Islam is suffering all over the world. In an interview on Al Jazeera, a Lybian Islamic scholar, Shiekh Ahmed Katani stated: "Islam used to represent, as you previously mentioned, Africa's main religion and there were 30 African languages that used to be written in Arabic script.

The number of Muslims in Africa has diminished to 316 million, half of whom are Arabs in North Africa. So in the section of Africa that we are talking about, the non Arab section, the number of Muslims does not exceed 150 million people. "When we realize that the entire population of Africa is one billion people, we see that the number of Muslims has diminished greatly from what it was in the beginning of the last century.

On the other hand, the number of Catholics has increased from one million in 1902 to 329 million 882 thousand (329,882,000). Let us round off that number to 330 million in the year 2000. "In every hour, 667 Muslims convert to Christianity. Every day, 16,000 Muslims convert to Christianity. Ever year, 6 million Muslims convert to Christianity. These numbers are very large indeed…"6 Sheikh Katani is the president of an institute, The Companions Lighthouse for the Science of Islamic Law, in Libya.

(http://www.formermuslims.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=972)

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