CHRISTIAN FEDERATION OF MALAYSIA
(PERSEKUTUAN KRISTIAN MALAYSIA)
Address: 10, Jalan 11/9, Section 11, 46200 Petaling Jaya, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia
Telephone: (03) 7957 1278, (03) 7957 146, Fax: (03) 7957 1457
9 December 2009
CFM STATEMENT ON THE EXORCIST III movie shown on NTV7
on 5 Dec 2009 SATURDAY at 11PM
THE EXORCIST III MOVIE DOES NOT REFLECT CHRISTMAS MESSAGE
The Christian Federation of Malaysia (CFM) strongly objects to the recent showing of the movie The Exorcist III by NTV7 on 5 December 2009 at 11pm which was promoted by the network as a “Christmas Special”.
The CFM, which represents the Christian community in Malaysia, views with disdain the decision of the network to broadcast a satanic and for public viewing and to say that it is in connection with the season of Christmas. Such a programming decision is utterly incomprehensible and wholly inappropriate.
If indeed it is the genuine desire of the network to broadcast movies as part of a “Christmas Special”, we feel that the network should be screening movies that exemplify the We wonder what message the network is trying to portray to the public about the true meaning of Christmas. and sharing rather than a satanic and horror movie.
The world is full of violence and horror on a regular basis. Let us at least set aside the season of Christmas, when Christians around the world celebrate the , as a time to promote love, joy and peace.
Chairman and the Executive Committee of the
Christian Federation of Malaysia