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Taliban demands Pope stop 'proselytism' by US soldiers in Afghanistan

May 07, 2009

Taliban officials have demanded that Pope Benedict XVI take action to stop 'proselytism' by American soldiers in Afghanistan. Although US military policy bars all religious proselytism, a video message from the Taliban showed American soldiers carrying Bibles translated into Afghan languages, and said that the Pope must "stop the foolish and irresponsible actions of the crusaders."

 


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