Want to be known as the 'religion of peace?' Act the part.
A spokesman for Egypt’s Al Azhar University says that Pope Francis should proclaim Islam as a religion of peace. I wonder if he would accept this suggestion as a friendly amendment: First, Islam should become a religion of peace. Then the Pope should proclaim it so.
No deal, I'm sure.
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!
Progress toward our January expenses ($13,076 to go):
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!
Posted by: Cornelius -
Jun. 13, 2013 2:14 PM ET USA
Islam has the same problem Protestantism has: lack of a single authority that can define what Islam is. As long as this is lacking, the Muslim on your left hand can be a paragon of peace, while the Muslim on your right hand is trying to slit your throat.
Posted by: jg23753479 -
Jun. 11, 2013 8:58 PM ET USA
Let's all pray the pope DOESN'T reward this evil ideology with any positive comments at all. Many Catholic prelates since Vatican II have been willing to join the "religion of peace" choir instead of bravely telling the truth, viz. Mohammed was a total fraud. Even use of the word 'holy' in the same paragraph with mention of the Koran is flirtation with deception. To paraphrase a famous leftist, every word of it is a lie, including 'and' and 'the'.
Posted by: bservaes4399 -
Jun. 11, 2013 5:08 PM ET USA
Touché!! It's like giving Obama the Nobel Peace prize. Saying it doesn't make it so!