Evangelical Preacher on Trial After Branding Islam Satanic

An evangelical preacher from Northern Ireland who branded Islam satanic has been charged with spreading a “grossly offensive” message.

In a May 2014 sermon, James McConnell told worshippers at the Whitewell Metropolitan Tabernacle in Belfast: “Islam is heathen. Islam is satanic.”

The sermon was streamed online, and 78-year-old McConnell has been charged with transmitting the message over an electronic communications network. (Read more from “Evangelical Preacher on Trial After Branding Islam Satanic” HERE)

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