Fury Over Pope’s Remarks
Muslims all over the world who are condeming the Pope for telling the truth about the teachings of Muhammad need to take a look at history.
Simply put, Islam teaches that if you are not a believer then you are an infidel and as such, fit only to be killed.
Fury Over Pope’s Remarks Raises Concerns
Sep 15, 2:38 PM (ET)
By BENJAMIN HARVEY
ISTANBUL, Turkey (AP) – Pakistan’s legislature unanimously condemned Pope Benedict XVI. Lebanon’s top Shiite cleric demanded an apology. And in Turkey, the ruling party likened the pontiff to Hitler and Mussolini and accused him of reviving the mentality of the Crusades.
Across the Islamic world Friday, Benedict’s remarks on Islam and jihad in a speech in Germany unleashed a torrent of rage that many fear could burst into violent protests like those that followed publication of caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad.
By citing an obscure Medieval text that characterizes some of the teachings of Islam’s founder as “evil and inhuman,” Benedict inflamed Muslim passions and aggravated fears of a new outbreak of anti-Western protests.
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