Melbourne Pakistani Christian community is shocked and disappointed on Yousaf Youhana Conversion to Islam. Jeffery Lawrence
23 Sep 2005
The entire Pakistan Christian community in Melbourne, Australia is shocked and disappointed to hear about Youaf Youhana's conversion to Islam. The Pakistan Cricket team toured Australia last summer and when the 2nd Test Match was held at Melbourne on 26th December 2004, the Pakistan Christian community arranged Christmas lunch for Youaf and his family. The Special prayers were offered for his success and he went on to score 111 next day and of course he made the sign of the cross upon reaching 50 and then 100. Youaf has deceived the entire Christian community and betrayed our trust.
I would like to ask Mohammed Youaf if Islam is the true religion and he is now proud to be a Muslim why he had to hide it from the entire world for 3 years?
There was an interesting view from Bishop T Nasir but of things I don't agree.
1. He may not have played as a captain but his position in the team was never threatened because of his religion. If that was the case then he may not have been selected to represent Pakistan in the first place.
2. There is no need to condemn Catholic religion just because Yousaf Youhana has converted to Islam. Are you (Bishop) trying to say that if Youaf was not a Catholic he