An Austrian parent has complained after his daughter was given an altered version of a popular children's hymn in which the word 'God' was replaced with the word 'Allah'.
The woman told local media she was shocked when her daughter came home with the text to learn from the school in the Upper Austrian town of Wels.
The original song "Gottes Liebe ist so wunderbar" which means "God's love is so wonderful" is an extremely popular song for young children in Christian Austria. However, the teacher had decided to rewrite the text, replacing the word God with the word Allah.
The teacher justified the action by saying that the majority of children in the class of 10-year-olds were Muslims, and therefore she had changed the text by hand and replaced the word God with the word Allah.
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