Skip to comments.Pope statement not enough: Muslim Brotherhood
Posted on 09/16/2006 6:51:19 AM PDT by veronica
CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood said a Vatican statement on Saturday saying Pope Benedict was sorry for upsetting Muslims with his comments on Islam did not go far enough.
"We want a personal apology (from the Pope). We feel that he has committed a grave error against us and that this mistake will only be removed through a personal apology," Muslim Brotherhood Deputy Leader Mohammed Habib told Reuters.
"Has he presented a personal apology for statements by which he clearly is convinced? No," he said.
In a speech on Tuesday the Pope repeated criticism of the Prophet Mohammad by the 14th century Byzantine Emperor Manuel II Palaeologus, who said everything the Prophet brought was evil "such as his command to spread by the sword the faith he preached."
The remarks sparked outrage across the Islamic world.
"The Holy Father is very sorry that some passages of his speech may have sounded offensive to the sensibilities of Muslim believers," Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone said in the statement.
The Muslim Brotherhood is a political Islamist group founded in Egypt which has inspired movements across the Arab world.
"The Muslim Brotherhood is a political Islamist group founded in Egypt "
A terrorist group, no doubt.
The Holy Father is sorry that you Islamic POS are too stupid to understand his message.
Now buzz off.
LOL! It's never enough for the "Religion of Perpetual Outrage"!
What is the Religion of Peace going to do? Try a kill a POPE like they did to Pope John Paul. I wonder when the world is going to wake up?
Perhaps we need the Holy Hand-grenade of Antioch.
Up their nose with a rubber hose, dipped in pig's fat.
It doesn't matter to these ignorant loudmouths, it all means jihad. Which is what it is all really about anyway. Anarchy, thy name is Jihad.
Palaeologus had it right.
Naw, they'll just demonstrate, burn a few buildings down and kill their own.
A message to all muslims!
Mumbai, formerly known as Bombay attacked by Islamic terrorists.
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London attacked by Islamic terrorists.
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Madrid attacked by Islamic terrorists.
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AMERICANS MURDERED ON A BRIDGE IN FALLUJA BY ISLAMIC SUBHUMAN TERRORISTS
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TORTURE OF AMERICANS BY ISLAMIC SUBHUMAN TERRORISTS.
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VERY PARTIAL LIST OF ISLAMIC TERRORIST ACTIVITIES
Full list is pages and pages and pages and pages.
1968 Robert Kennedy assassinated
1972 Munich Olympics Sep-5,1972 (Black September)
1976 Entebbe Hostage Crisis, June 27, 1976
1979 Iran Hostage Crisis, Nov. 4, 1979 444 days
1979 Grand Mosque Seizure, Nov 20,1979
1981 Assassination of Egyptian President, Oct 6,1981
1982 Assassination of Lebanese Prime Minister, Sept 14, 1982
1983 Bombing of US Embassy in Beirut6, April 18,1983
1983 Bombing of Maring Barricks, Beruit, Oct 23,1983
1984 Hizballah Restaurant Bombing, April 12,1984
1985 Egyptian Airliner Hijacking, Nov 23,1985
1985 Rome Airport murders
1985 TWA Flight 847 hijacked, U.S. Navy diver murdered
1985 Achille Lauro hijacking, Homacidal maniac lived in saddams Iraq
1986 Aircraft Bombing in Greece, March 30, 1986
1988 Pan Am 747 Flight 103 Bombing, Lockerbie, 100's murdered
1988 Berlin Discoteque Bombing, Dec 21,1988
1992 Bombing in Israeli Embassy in Argentina, March 17,1992
1993 Attempted Assassination of Pres. Bush Sr., April 14,1993
1993 First World Trade Center bombing, February 26th, 7 Killed, Hundreds injured, Billions
1994 Air France Hijacking, Dec 24,1994
1995 Attack on US Diplomats in Pakistan, Mar 8,1995
1995 Military Installation Attack, Nov 13, 1995
1995 Kashmiri Hostage taking, July 4,1995
1996 Khobar Towers attack
1996 Sudanese Missionarys Kidnapping, Aug 17,1996
1996 Paris Subway Explosion, Dec 3,1996
1997 Israeli Shopping Mall Bombing, Sept 4, 1997
1997 Yemeni Kidnappings, Oct 30,1997
1998 Somali Hostage taking crisis, April 15,1998
1998 U.S. Embassy Bombing in Peru, Jan 15, 1998
1998 U.S. Kenya Embassy blown up, 100's murdered
1998 U.S. Tanzania Embassy blown up, 100's murdered
1999 Plot to blow up Space Needle (thwarted)
2000 USS Cole attacked, many U.S. Navy sailors murdered
2000-2003 Intifada against Israel - 100's dead and injured
2000 Manila Bombing, Dec 30,2000
2001 4 Commercial airliners hijacked, 250+ murdered
2001 World Trade Center attacked, 2800+ murdered
2001 Flight 93 murders
2001 Pentagon attacked, 180+ murdered
2002 Reporter Daniel Pearl, kidnapped and murdered
2002 Philippines American missionary, Filipino nurse killed
2002 July 4, El Al attack Los Angeles LAX, several murdered
2002 Bali bombing - 200 dead, 300 injured
2002 Yemen, French Oil Tanker attacked
2002 Marines attacked / murdered in Kuwait
2002 Washington D.C. sniper
2002 Russian Theater attacked, 100+ dead
2002 Nigerian riots against Miss World Pageant, 200 dead, dozens injured
2002 Mombasa Hotel Attacked, 12 dead, dozens injured
2002 Israeli Boeing 757 attacked by missiles, fortunately no one injured
2002 August Hotel bombing in Jakarta, Indonesia. 12 dead, dozens injured.
2003 Rusian concert bombing
2003 Phillipines airport and market bombing
2003 Foiled SAM plot in the USA
2003 UN Baghdad HQ Bombing
on and on and on and on their terrorism has gone .........
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Islamic Terrorists (mainly from Saudi Arabia and Pakistan) attack America
murdering 3000 Americans per hour [pictures censored by the MSM]
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Russia, at Beslan, with children murdered by Islamic terrorists.
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=========== Documents linking Atta, Saddam, Nidal, bin Ladin ===========
Handwritten letter dated Feb. 19, 1998 linking bin Laden and Saddam Hussein
discussing arrival of a secret envoy sent by bin Laden to Iraq.
The signature beneath the letter is a codename, "MDA" - the Mukhabarat.
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=========== Islamic terrorists promising to conquer America prior to murdering all Christians and Jews therein.
Quran 8:12 I shall terrorize the infidels.
So wound their bodies and incapacitate them
because they oppose Allah and His Apostle.
Quran 8:57 If you gain mastery over them in battle,
inflict such a defeat as would terrorize them,
so that they would learn a lesson and be warned.
What are they gonna do? attack us with hijacked airplanes? They'd do that w/o the Pope's statement.
Have riots and kill their own? Go for it.
Use it as an excuse to do whatever they wanna do? Like they need an excuse.
Cause them to hate us? I wasn't counting on a Christmas card anyway.
EFF YOU Muslim Brotherhood! Admit it. You can't handle the Truth!
This just may be the turning point in the war for world opinion! If only the Pope doesn't cave!!!
The ante is raised.
One billion muslims
Sorry odds on that one.
I've yet to hear the muzzies say sorry...for anything.
Bless the Pope...and double the Swiss guard.
Gee..that's a lot of apologies.
The Pope does not evil and apology.
Excellent compilation. You could never post that enough - thank you.
heard a newscast this morning.......said that the pope insulted the muslim world by citing something written hundreds of years ago that said the muslim religion is evil and violent. it said further, that some muslims (forgot where) were so outraged, that they fire-bombed a couple of christian churches.
Bump for later reference.
We demand an apology for all the terror attacks and bombings and tortures and kidnappings and beheadings and mass graves and the mistreatment and butchering of women....
We don't care about words. Sticks and stones break bones, words don't.
"We want a personal apology" = justification for continued violence.
That's because they see every non-Muslim as an infidel. They still think its the 14th century.
Here's my apology to islam:
"I'm sorry that islam is a murderous cult of uncivilized, subhuman scumbags...and I'm really sorry that we will have to kill all muslims to have any hope for world peace."
The Pope really didn't say enough. He should have said that Mohammed was a false prophet ... and if there is a liar's prize in hell, Mohammed will get it.
Enemy of islam bump.
This people are sick, twisted and evil.
In regard to your list of Muslim violence, I'd also place the assassination of Gandhi - even though it was by a Hindu extremist, I'd argue it brought on by Gandhi's perceived weakness in dealing with the Kashmir/Pakistan problem.
You could arguably interpret many things this way, rightly or wrongly, but thought I'd just throw this one out there as food for thought.
These people are sick, twisted and evil.
I hope he doesn't retract his statement. If anything, it wasn't strong enough!
Bump to your message.
A call is in to St. Andrew . . .
No doubt there at a few nut jobs already planning the murder of the Pope. Islamic reaction has proved the Popes point. I'm so sad he has backed down on his statement. We're lost and I see a true clash of civilizations and religions in the future.Sad the the Islamics have such strong allies here in the US ( ACLU , NY TIMES , Dem Party )
Why doesn't the Times, or anyone, point out that riots and threats are not a constructive way to demonstrate that Islam is actually peaceful?
Why doesn't the Times, or anyone, invite Muslims to bring us, and live out, teachings of Muhammad that are not "evil and inhuman"?
Why doesn't the Times, or anyone, take any serious note of the ongoing persecution of Christians by Muslims, as examples of Muslims "fomenting discord" with Christians not just with words, but with lethal deeds?
Pleas send your pics and statements to C.A.R.E.
The pope won't of course, but what he should tell the muslim terrorists is that he will apologize for his comment when they apologize for worldwide terror they have committed and continue today to commit upon innocent souls...and then they vow to never terrorize again.
Islam quite the " religion ". It supports a caste system that essentially relegates half it's congregation (female)
to a value about equal to the family dog. For every example where regions were "converted" through peaceful discourse there's ten where violence was the preferred method of "spreading the word".Since the death of Saladin back in the middle ages this movement has literally been stuck in the sand when it comes to integrating with the rest of the world.If it wasn't for the fact that most of it's membership happens to be sitting on a commodity the world needs, most Islamic countries would be the poorest on earth. As far as I'm concerned the Islamic religion is used to legitimize a bunch of street punks who thrive on murder and destruction wherever they go and is just a big scam !!!
Oh puhleaze! Can you water it down a bit more? It's sparked protests, riots, violence and the burning of a few churches. Soon to be followed by beheadings, beatings and assorted murders.
All to protest being called a violent religion.
Oh the irony.
Just saw that the Pope apoligized for his 100% correct remarks.
The appeasement continues.
Again, NO!. Damn journalists can't resist warping the story via sloppy paraphrasing. There is a big difference from "repeating" a quote, and "citing a passage in literature" in the middle of an academic lecture at university. GRRRRR
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