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Wave of bomb blasts target Christians in Baghdad
CatholicHerald.co.uk ^ | Wednesday, 10 November 2010 | By Mark Greaves

Posted on 11/10/2010 4:29:47 AM PST by jacknhoo

A series of bomb blasts targeting Christians in Baghdad has killed at least three people and injured two dozen more, security sources have said.

At least 14 roadside bombs were detonated and a mortar round was fired in Christian districts across the Iraqi capital last night and early this morning.

An interior ministry source told Reuters that the attacks were a “continuation” of the massacre at Our Lady of Salvation church which killed dozens of worshippers last week.

According to one report, today’s bombings targeted the family of one of the victims of the massacre.

The Islamic State of Iraq – an al-Qaeda front group – claimed responsibility for the Baghdad church attack and warned in a message published on militant websites that more attacks would follow. “We will open upon them the doors of destruction and rivers of blood,” the statement said.

The latest bombings follow protests by Iraqi Christians in Sweden, Australia, Britain, the Netherlands, Germany and America who urged the Iraqi government to do more to protect the country’s minorities.

About 300 protesters at the “Black March” in London called on Britain to remember its historic debt to Iraq’s Aramaic-speaing Assyrian Christians, who fought alongside Britain in two world wars.

Two Christians were also reported to have been murdered on Sunday.


TOPICS: Breaking News; Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: catholic; catholicsiniraq; iraq; iraqichristians; islam; islamonazism; muslim; muslimworld; religiousintolerance; warcrime; whywefight
Pray for Christians throughout the middle east. Pray for our president turn his heart toward life and away from his ideology and culture of death.
1 posted on 11/10/2010 4:29:53 AM PST by jacknhoo
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To: jacknhoo; markomalley
Ping to mark.

This was in an article by Fr. Raymond D'Souza that markomalley just posted:

But let us not blanch from raising our voices to the Lord, with righteous anger and hot tears, that He might visit His vengeance upon those who did this, bring down His wrath upon their heads and exact upon them a terrifying justice in full measure.

There must be negative consequences to Muslims for doing things like this. If their own Islamic countries can't control them, then those countries should suffer. Not another dime to them for anything, no support whatsoever, until they deal with this problem and have every single one of the perpetrators and their networks in jail or dead.

2 posted on 11/10/2010 4:33:31 AM PST by livius
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To: jacknhoo

The great Zero said we should understand this in the light of Islamic teachings.


3 posted on 11/10/2010 4:38:18 AM PST by ProudFossil
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To: jacknhoo

Meanwhile, Obama is cuddling up to people that HATE Christianity.

Obama reaches out to Muslims

Says U.S. ‘will never be at war with Islam’ in Jakarta address

By Kara Rowland
11/9/10

Building on his previous efforts to reach out to the Muslim world, President Obama stressed Wednesday that the United States “is not and will never be at war with Islam,” and extolled before a crowd of Indonesian students the possible benefits of collaboration on entrepreneurship, technology and education.

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But while he touched on the security-related issues, Mr. Obama clearly sought to emphasize other bonds with Indonesia, reflecting on his memories as a child and praising the Asian nation’s “democratic transformation” since then. His administration announced a swath of new partnerships with the country, including a new entrepreneurship program that will be funded in part by the State Department and a five-year, $88 million initiative aimed at improving the quality of higher education in Indonesia.

Giving away money WE DON’T HAVE!

Does he understand we have RECORD DEBT?

We are BORROWING MONEY to GIVE AWAY TO OUR ENEMIES!

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2010/nov/9/obama-reaches-out-to-muslims/


4 posted on 11/10/2010 4:38:57 AM PST by nmh (Intelligent people recognize Intelligent Design (God).)
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To: livius

YOu’re too late ...

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But while he touched on the security-related issues, Mr. Obama clearly sought to emphasize other bonds with Indonesia, reflecting on his memories as a child and praising the Asian nation’s “democratic transformation” since then. His administration announced a swath of new partnerships with the country, including a new entrepreneurship program that will be funded in part by the State Department and a five-year, $88 million initiative aimed at improving the quality of higher education in Indonesia.

Giving away money WE DON’T HAVE!

Does he understand we have RECORD DEBT?

We are BORROWING MONEY to GIVE AWAY TO OUR ENEMIES!

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2010/nov/9/obama-reaches-out-to-muslims/


5 posted on 11/10/2010 4:39:48 AM PST by nmh (Intelligent people recognize Intelligent Design (God).)
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To: nmh

Incredible. Nauseating.


6 posted on 11/10/2010 4:40:55 AM PST by livius
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To: livius

It’s totally insane!

Spending money we DO NOT HAVE.

Financing our own debt and printing MORE MONEY and THIS is how this ***tard spends it - on our enemies!

What people didn’t see when they elected this hate filled freak is, his idea of “spreading the wealth around” was GLOBAL. He wants to dilute America’s wealth and technological edge to our enemies and put America in her place as an impotent power. Obama’s hatred for America is over the top.


7 posted on 11/10/2010 4:45:04 AM PST by nmh (Intelligent people recognize Intelligent Design (God).)
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To: livius
Ironically it is Obama and his wife that benefited the most ONLY because of their SKIN COLOR and economic status. Michelle was not from a “poor” family. Her dad was middle class and yet she can't get enough of YOUR money and run through it. Same with Obama - he can't live high and large enough and give away OUR money. It's truly the ugly stereotype of nrich.
8 posted on 11/10/2010 4:47:17 AM PST by nmh (Intelligent people recognize Intelligent Design (God).)
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To: jacknhoo

Nuke mecca.

LLS


9 posted on 11/10/2010 4:51:46 AM PST by LibLieSlayer (WOLVERINES!)
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To: jacknhoo

Its time for the Christians to stop acting like sheep and start acting like lions with these terrorist.They need to take the fight to the enemy.


10 posted on 11/10/2010 5:01:02 AM PST by puppypusher (The World is going to the dogs.)
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To: jacknhoo

Gee if Islam is as peacefull a religion as they say it is Muslims WOULD really care and are not like THESE terrorists extremists right?.....they would come out and defend the Christians right?...just like they came out and condemned the 9-11 attack right?...or condemned the USS Cole bombing right?...or the Ft Hood massacre right?...

Crickets chirping..................


11 posted on 11/10/2010 5:08:20 AM PST by oust the louse (When you subsidize poverty and failure, you get more of both.)
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To: jacknhoo

Nation building only made things worse for the Christians of Iraq.


12 posted on 11/10/2010 5:24:26 AM PST by Islaminaction
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To: Islaminaction

I supported removed Saddam, but that was it. The countless dollars we have spent afterwards was a waste. You can’t turn countries full of barbarians into a civilized society.


13 posted on 11/10/2010 5:41:20 AM PST by deep (http://www.americansagainstobama.com)
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To: deep

Agreed.


14 posted on 11/10/2010 5:44:25 AM PST by Islaminaction
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To: livius
There must be negative consequences to Muslims for doing things like this.

Exactly right. We've taught these people that violence directed against our interests results in concessions on our part. We must begin teaching them the opposite. Since 911 we've extended the hand of brotherhood and they scorn it. We have not earned their friendship and lost their respect

Suspend Muslim travel and immigration to the west. Economic and social disengagement. Stop western mosque construction immediately. Begin building Nuke and coal power plants to reduce our need for Mid East oil. Strong "hard power" military action against those who threaten us where it serves our interests.

The militants are only able to pull this BS because there is a large population of non-terrorist individuals and states that find it easier to go along than suppress them. We must make the cost of indifference very, very, high indeed.

15 posted on 11/10/2010 5:47:15 AM PST by Mad_as_heck (The MSM - America's (domestic) public enemy #1.)
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To: dennisw; Cachelot; Nix 2; veronica; Catspaw; knighthawk; Alouette; Optimist; weikel; Lent; GregB; ..
Middle East and terrorism, occasional political and Jewish issues Ping List. High Volume

If you’d like to be on or off, please FR mail me.

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16 posted on 11/10/2010 5:50:59 AM PST by SJackson (In wine there is wisdom, In beer there is freedom, In water there is bacteria.)
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To: jacknhoo

This kind of thing wouldn’t had happened in Saddam’s Iraq. Sure Saddam was a son of a bitch, but he was a secular son of bitch with religious tolerance for Christians.


17 posted on 11/10/2010 5:54:55 AM PST by MinorityRepublican
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To: Islaminaction
These Al Qaeda of Iraq acts are sheer evil, just like Saddam Hussein's acts were sheer evil.

Seems to me, the U.S. has pulled out far too soon.

18 posted on 11/10/2010 5:57:40 AM PST by jacknhoo (Luke 12:51. Think ye, that I am come to give peace on earth? I tell you, no; but separation.)
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To: jacknhoo
Iran is funding this cr@p.

One of those blasts was so loud it shook my building and I was sure it was on base here and not far.

That sucker must have been HUGE.

Prayers up for the Iraqi Christians. I know quite a few of them.

19 posted on 11/10/2010 5:58:13 AM PST by Allegra (Pablo is very wily.)
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To: jacknhoo

20 posted on 11/10/2010 6:00:36 AM PST by My Favorite Headache (In a world where I feel so small, I can't stop thinking big.)
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To: jacknhoo

Prayers for safety for these souls who just want to worship
God in peace.

I pray that the fake president causes no more harm with his
reckless and careless words in Muslim cultures.


21 posted on 11/10/2010 6:15:56 AM PST by LUV W (Thank God)
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To: jacknhoo

“Pray for Christians throughout the middle east. Pray for our president turn his heart toward life and away from his ideology and culture of death.”

done


22 posted on 11/10/2010 6:17:41 AM PST by MichaelCorleone
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To: ProudFossil
The great Zero said we should understand this in the light of Islamic teachings.

(With his index finger pointed up) "The holy Quran tells us..."

23 posted on 11/10/2010 6:22:39 AM PST by ecomcon
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To: jacknhoo

Maybe just ONCE our fearless leader presidente globetrotter could speak out against the religious intolerance being exhibited against Christians he claims to know and love.


24 posted on 11/10/2010 6:25:29 AM PST by a fool in paradise (The establishment clause isn't just against my OWN government establishing state religion in America)
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To: puppypusher

The problem if the iraqi christians do fight back is that the west are too politically correct to back them over the muslims while the muslim countries have no problem backing these terrorists.
Look at Lebanon, the christian resistance against muslim and palestinian attacks was painted as some extremist movement and pretty much got no support from anyone with the exception of israel who helped train and equip them, while every muslim country supported the palestinians.


25 posted on 11/10/2010 6:25:51 AM PST by hannibaal
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To: jacknhoo

Michael Moore calls these scum freedom fighters. Hold his fat to the fire and make him issue a condemnation for the guys he supported (with naked treason) when he declared “they WILL win Mr. Bush”.


26 posted on 11/10/2010 6:27:39 AM PST by a fool in paradise (The establishment clause isn't just against my OWN government establishing state religion in America)
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To: jacknhoo

One need not look far Christians are less than second class citizens in all muslim states. It’s a holy wars, a cleansing, a genocide in many countries and has been going on for many years, WAKE UP OBANGI!


27 posted on 11/10/2010 6:29:39 AM PST by Karliner (Now this is not the end. .... But it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning, Churchill 1942)
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To: jacknhoo

*ANGRY -SPIT-


28 posted on 11/10/2010 6:33:04 AM PST by LurkedLongEnough
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To: nmh
He wants to dilute America’s wealth and technological edge to our enemies and put America in her place as an impotent power.

That's exactly what he wants to do, and he's achieving it with dazzling speed.

29 posted on 11/10/2010 6:36:54 AM PST by livius
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To: jacknhoo
Prayers of protection for my Christian Brothers and Sisters in that cesspool of jihadists.

Islam has always been at war with Christianity just as Satan has always been at war with the Lord.

30 posted on 11/10/2010 6:39:45 AM PST by 444Flyer ("The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good."-S. Johnson)
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To: jacknhoo; All

If a country doesn’t have true “freedom of religion” to, without fear, assemble and worship (or not) in accordance with their personal conscience....then you don’t have a free society.

When we “liberated” Iraq we should NEVER have allowed any government to be set up that didn’t have this principle as a cornerstone.


31 posted on 11/10/2010 8:14:58 AM PST by Sola Veritas (Trying to speak truth - not always with the best grammar or spelling)
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To: Sola Veritas

We allowed the Iraqis to enshrine Islam in their constitution. Under their constitution, nothing is to be allowed in Iraq that “conflicts” with Islam.


32 posted on 11/10/2010 8:36:38 AM PST by livius
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To: Sola Veritas
When we “liberated” Iraq we should NEVER have allowed any government to be set up that didn’t have this principle as a cornerstone.

and therein lies the problem with 'nation building'...

our blood and treasure should be simply to 'liberate'...then let em rebuild how they see fit...if they rebuild more evil, well then eventually we simply destroy it again and re-liberate...

33 posted on 11/10/2010 8:39:04 AM PST by Gilbo_3 (Gov is not reason; not eloquent; its force.Like fire,a dangerous servant & master. George Washington)
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To: jacknhoo

Prayers.


34 posted on 11/10/2010 6:10:12 PM PST by redgolum ("God is dead" -- Nietzsche. "Nietzsche is dead" -- God.)
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To: jacknhoo; ex-Texan

Iraqi Christians continue being murdered by Iranian or Saudi-backed Islamic terrorists, while Obama was in Islamic Indonesia verbally blasting Israel, coupled with Hillary doing the same. Both of them are triggering severe judgments on America.


35 posted on 11/10/2010 10:19:13 PM PST by M. Espinola (Freedom is never "free")
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To: Allegra

Stay LOW Allegra.

They are after Christians In Action.


36 posted on 11/12/2010 5:56:09 AM PST by Candor7 (Obama . fascist info..http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html)
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