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MECCA (Worthy News)– One of Islam's most revered holy sites – the tomb of the Prophet Muhammad – could be destroyed and his body removed to an anonymous grave under plans which threaten to spark discord across the Muslim world, the UK Independent reported.

The controversial proposals are part of a consultation document by a leading Saudi academic which has been circulated among the supervisors of al-Masjid al-Nabawi mosque in Medina, where the remains of the Prophet are housed under the Green Dome, visited by millions of pilgrims and venerated as Islam's second-holiest site. The formal custodian of the mosque is Saudi Arabia's ageing monarch King Abdullah.

The plans, brought to light by another Saudi academic who has exposed and criticised the destruction of holy places and artefacts in Mecca – the holiest site in the Muslim world – call for the destruction of chambers around the Prophet's grave which are particularly venerated by Shia Muslims.

The 61-page document also calls for the removal of Mohamed’s remains to the nearby al-Baqi cemetery, where they would be interred anonymously. — continue reading…

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  • Steve West
    2 September 2014 at 10:19 am - Reply

    The fact that the founder of their faith is still in the grave should tell them something.

  • Lynn Pruitt
    2 September 2014 at 10:56 am - Reply

    It certainly does.

  • Lynn Pruitt
    2 September 2014 at 10:57 am - Reply

    Only Our God is Not Dead! The one true God!!!!!

  • Bee Chen
    2 September 2014 at 11:44 am - Reply

    Destroy it ASAP bcos it leads to evil, wickedness, madness, insane, cruelty n violent to the world bcos of their lousy teaching of Islamic n Muslim n turn out to grow evil children of Islamic terrorist ISIS n Hamas terrorist!

  • David M. Brefka
    2 September 2014 at 12:38 pm - Reply

    A well placed Daisy Cutter; The Mother of All Bombs. Yep, that would do it.

  • nate
    2 September 2014 at 11:44 pm - Reply

    "Thou shalt not kill"

    I understand the conflict, but these comments I'm reading make us sound just like them. We are supposed to be different. Are you trying to save your life? I have to interact with muslim people all day long. Mistreating them and hating them is just giving them reason to keep that fire of hatred burning.

    "For the sake of Christ, then, I am content with weaknesses, insults, hardships, persecutions, and calamities. For when I am weak, then I am strong."

    • Paul Hess
      3 September 2014 at 3:55 pm - Reply

      Well said my brother. This all has to happen and we just need to go on and preach the Gospel of Jesus and reflect His love and not hate. Remember we are to be different from the world because we are not of this world anymore.

  • Hayli Keller Victor
    4 September 2014 at 12:03 am - Reply


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