VIDEO: [Memri TV] Sheikh Younus Kathrada delivering a sermon at the Muslim Youth of Victoria in British Columbia where he states saying ‘Merry Christmas’ is more serious than committing murder, adultery or usury. [Dec. 23, 2018]
The video was obtained from the Muslim Youth of Victoria’s Youtube channel on December 23rd, 2018, just one day before Christmas eve.
The cleric in question Sheikh Younus Kathrada who is a “South-African
born Canadian Imam, Islamic Studies teacher, community and youth activist,
counsellor, chaplain, and public speaker” who lives in British Columbia.
“If a person were to commit every major sin – committing
adultery, dealing with interest, lying, murder… 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” he says in the video.