Wednesday, November 01, 2006

Criticizing Islam threatens peace

Yahoo! News reported A leading Turkish cleric called criticism of Islam a serious threat to world peace,

Is Islam such a weak faith that it can't stand up to a little criticism?
speaking Wednesday as Turkey prepared for a controversial visit by Pope Benedict XVI later in the month. Benedict visits Turkey — his first as pope to a predominantly Muslim country — two months after provoking widespread anger by quoting an emperor who characterized the Prophet Muhammad's teachings as "evil and inhuman." Ali Bardakoglu, head of the country's religious affairs, said "it was saddening" to see Islam being criticized while the religion's contribution to civilization is ignored.
Exactly what contributions are you talking about. The Islamists want to take us back from the 21st century to the 8th century.

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