a slight setback in inter-religious dialogue
By Diogenes (articles ) | Oct 14, 2008
A radical Islamic leader in Pakistan has reportedly condemned the country's president, Asif Ali Zardari, for "indecent gestures, filthy remarks, and repeated praise of a non-Muslim lady wearing a short skirt."
The incident in question occurred at UN headquarters in New York, where Zardari met with Gov. Sarah Palin, told reporters that he found her impressive, and-- cover the eyes of the children before you read this lurid passage-- shook her hand!
A Republican victory in the presidential contest could pose some problems for US-Pakistan relations, it seems, especially if the vice-president takes an active diplomatic role.
Unless Palin converts to Islam. Then she'd be a "Muslim lady wearing a short skirt." Probably wouldn't help much, I'm afraid.
An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:
Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach seven million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!
All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!