Militant Muslims denounced Pontiff during Lebanon visit
Catholic World News - September 17, 2012
A militant Islamic group denounced Pope Benedict XVI during his 3-day visit to Lebanon, accusing the Pontiff of “sedition” and demanding an apology for his 2006 speech in Regensburg.
The International Union of Muslim Scholars, led by Sheikh Yusuf al-Qaradawi, charged that Pope Benedict has been aggravating conflicts between Christians and Muslims, pointing to the Regensburg speech. In a statement clearly designed to undermine the Pope’s standing with Muslims during his trip to the Middle East, the group said that the Pope must apologize to Islam for the offense allegedly given in 2006.
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