Worried masses cross-check Revelations, Pokedex, take out insurance

Pokemon s potential for precipitating the end of civilization has been starkly highlighted as the world s major religions begin to take up positions on the game which sees grownups wandering the planet in pursuit of non-existent entities.

Time reports that Saudi clerics have taken a stand against the game, reiterating a pre-existing fatwa against the Pokemon phenomena.

The 2001 edict said Pokemon violated Islamic law, due to references to evolution and the use of various religious symbols.

It has now been bounced to the top of the General Secretariat of the Council of Senior Religious Scholars website.

Meanwhile, Kuwait has warned players not to hunt Pokemon in mosques, shopping malls and oil installations.

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