Israel charges Nazareth imam with inciting violence against Pope
Catholic World News - November 09, 2010
Israeli authorities have charged Nazim Mahmoud Salim, the imam of the mosque in Nazareth, with inciting violence against Pope Benedict during the Pontiff’s pilgrimage to the Holy Land in May 2009.
“The Pope prepares himself at the gate of the Vatican and at the head of a crusade against the Islamic world,” the imam said at the time. “We will expel the Pope from Nazareth.”
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 March expenses ($703 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!