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Pope urges ‘mutual respect’ for Christians, Muslims
France 24 ^ | 08/02/2013 | (AFP/News Wires)

Posted on 08/03/2013 8:53:09 AM PDT by Olog-hai

Pope Francis called on Friday for “mutual respect” between Christianity and Islam and an end to “unfair criticism” in a personal message congratulating Muslims on the feast of Eid al-Fitr.

“We are called to respect the religion of the other, its teachings, its symbols, its values,” he said in a statement distributed by the Vatican press office. …

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TOPICS: Religion; Society
KEYWORDS: eurabia; popefrances; popefrancis; romancatholicism

1 posted on 08/03/2013 8:53:09 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

I’ll respect muslims when I see “Coexist” bumper stickers on cars in Riyadh.


2 posted on 08/03/2013 8:54:40 AM PDT by Red in Blue PA (When Injustice becomes Law, Resistance Becomes Duty.-Thomas Jefferson)
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To: Olog-hai

Some believe the Pope to be infallible.

I disagree in this case.


3 posted on 08/03/2013 8:56:09 AM PDT by Venturer ( cowardice posturing as tolerance =political correctness)
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To: Venturer

He is simply urging-not predicting or guarenteeing.


4 posted on 08/03/2013 8:59:12 AM PDT by Darteaus94025 (Phony President)
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To: Red in Blue PA
I’ll respect muslims when I see “Coexist” bumper stickers on cars in Riyadh.

For me, it's when I see mushroom clouds rising from mecca and medina during ramadama ding dong month.

5 posted on 08/03/2013 8:59:12 AM PDT by The Sons of Liberty (A Quiet Rage is Building All Across America!)
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To: The Sons of Liberty

this clown thought we forgot about 9/11, tsk tsk


6 posted on 08/03/2013 8:59:56 AM PDT by max americana (fired liberals in our company after the election, & laughed while they cried (true story))
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To: Olog-hai

Sorry... no can do.

LLS


7 posted on 08/03/2013 9:00:22 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS!)
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To: Venturer
It's beginning to become apparent why he's the last Pope "the church" will ever have...

I had hope until recently.

8 posted on 08/03/2013 9:02:26 AM PDT by Errant
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To: Olog-hai

Them first...


9 posted on 08/03/2013 9:03:10 AM PDT by hattend (Firearms and ammunition...the only growing industries under the Obama regime.)
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To: Olog-hai

No, pope.


10 posted on 08/03/2013 9:05:08 AM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: Olog-hai

He can make this appeal because the “peaceful” Muslims has not yet beheaded him.


11 posted on 08/03/2013 9:05:37 AM PDT by davisfh
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To: Olog-hai
“Mutual respect”?
Wishful, unrealistic and dangerous thinking.
12 posted on 08/03/2013 9:06:10 AM PDT by Malone LaVeigh
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To: Venturer

I agree. Overall I am happy with this pope, but this is too wishy washy. Islam religion needs to be much more assertive in blasting the terrorism way of life before I agree with the pope on this subject.


13 posted on 08/03/2013 9:06:31 AM PDT by napscoordinator (Santorum-Bachmann 2016 for the future of the Country!)
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To: Olog-hai

” ... called for “mutual respect”


Oh ... that’ll get the muslims to show respect for others.<sarcasm


14 posted on 08/03/2013 9:11:20 AM PDT by boycott
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To: napscoordinator

I believe this Pope is a Holy fellow who would like to see good in everything.

There is no good in Islam.


15 posted on 08/03/2013 9:13:04 AM PDT by Venturer ( cowardice posturing as tolerance =political correctness)
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To: Venturer

FYI, the pope is only infallible in select cases. There have only been two infallible statements by popes in all of history.


16 posted on 08/03/2013 9:20:01 AM PDT by Wyrd bið ful aræd (Gone Galt, 11/07/12----No king but Christ! Don't tread on me!)
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To: Olog-hai

Frankly, in this, the Pope is nuts.


17 posted on 08/03/2013 9:23:34 AM PDT by onedoug
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To: Olog-hai

UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES is the Christian faith called to respect a false religion


18 posted on 08/03/2013 9:32:38 AM PDT by RaceBannon (Telling the truth about RINOS, PAULTARDS, Liberals and Muslims has become hate speech)
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To: Venturer
Some believe the Pope to be infallible.

Not true. The church holds that the Pope is infallible on matters of faith and morals only, and then only under certain formal conditions. Any Pope throwing his opinions around does not make church policy.

19 posted on 08/03/2013 9:37:25 AM PDT by pepsi_junkie (Who is John Galt?)
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To: Olog-hai

Implicitly stating they are Equivalent or to put it another way respect the Islamic lies? PC hits the Vatican.


20 posted on 08/03/2013 9:37:46 AM PDT by AEMILIUS PAULUS (It is a shame that when these people give a riot)
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To: Olog-hai

the religion of “THE OTHER”!

Papa, do you know what you said?


21 posted on 08/03/2013 9:41:57 AM PDT by Don W (Know what you WANT. Know what you NEED. Know the DIFFERENCE!)
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To: Olog-hai

uh yeah but NO


22 posted on 08/03/2013 9:42:20 AM PDT by Nifster
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To: Darteaus94025

‘“We are called to respect the religion of the other, its teachings, its symbols, its values’’

The statement he made is not about not predicting. It is very specific....I will never respect teachings that call Jews apes and non-believers killable


23 posted on 08/03/2013 9:43:58 AM PDT by Nifster
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To: davisfh

no but one of those peaceful muslims tried to kill a previous pope...I guess history is not this pope’s strong suit


24 posted on 08/03/2013 9:45:03 AM PDT by Nifster
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To: Nifster

Maybe he meant respect in the sense that one should have respect for a dangerous animal. Like, the don’t-rush-in-where-angels-fear-to-tread kind of respect.

Other than that, I got nothing.


25 posted on 08/03/2013 9:49:39 AM PDT by Darteaus94025 (Phony President)
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To: Darteaus94025

you are obviously a more kind and generous person than I


26 posted on 08/03/2013 9:58:08 AM PDT by Nifster
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To: Olog-hai

Wrong approach.

It is time to eradicate Islam, Your Holiness.

Find a Christian King who will take the war to them.


27 posted on 08/03/2013 10:00:00 AM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: Olog-hai
An appeal to reason to patently unreasonable people.

Christianity proposes that the world will one day bend knee as one to the Messiah (Christos is just the Greek name for M.) but that day will come at some indefinite time through persuasive conversion and the manifest divinity He will bring with Him. Only one major religion, in its open core philosophy, insists that anyone who doesn't go along with their program tout suite suffer execution or enslavement till they die.

Unless one is a coward willing to do anything to cling to life at the cost of soul and dignity it's ultimately impossible to coexist with these people. Temporary coexistence will only work until they have numbers in their favor and work up the chutzpah to put the knife to your throat.

28 posted on 08/03/2013 10:06:44 AM PDT by katana (Just my opinions)
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To: Olog-hai

He doesn’t have to worry about the Christian side of the equation.


29 posted on 08/03/2013 10:11:01 AM PDT by popdonnelly (The right to self-defense is older than the Constitution.)
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To: Olog-hai
Sorry,Your Holiness...the best I can do is tolerate and even *that* won't come before they stop raping,murdering,conquering and destroying everything they can get their hands on.In other words...until they stop being moslems.
30 posted on 08/03/2013 10:51:04 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (If Obama Had A City It Would Look Like Detroit.)
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To: Venturer
Some believe the Pope to be infallible.

The Pope is believed to be "infallible" only in certain specific situations...not *always*.I don't think this qualifies as one of those situations.

31 posted on 08/03/2013 10:53:46 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (If Obama Had A City It Would Look Like Detroit.)
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To: Olog-hai

Okay, Muslims, as a Christian I’m all for this mutual respect thing.

You go first.


32 posted on 08/03/2013 3:37:23 PM PDT by mrs. a (It's a short life but a merry one...)
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To: mrs. a; MinuteGal

This Pope has a bad case of running at the mouth. He has picked one controversial topic after another to equivocate about or appear to take a social justice in the bad sense of the word position. It verges on liberation theology. This is why prior to a new Pope being elected, I was arguing against hiring a Latin American Pope or a candidate from any third world country, and my worst fears are being realized. I want Pope Benedict back!!!!!


33 posted on 08/03/2013 3:47:08 PM PDT by flaglady47 (When the gov't fears the people, liberty; When the people fear the gov't, tyranny.)
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