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At Least 25 Dead in Blasts at Nigeria Churches
Fox News ^ | 25 Dec 2011 | AP

Posted on 12/25/2011 7:15:45 AM PST by LSUfan

An explosion ripped through a Catholic church during Christmas Mass near Nigeria's capital Sunday, killing at least 25 people, officials said. A radical Muslim sect waging an increasingly sophisticated sectarian fight claimed the attack and another bombing in the restive city of Jos, as explosions also struck the nation's northeast.

The Christmas Day attacks show the growing national ambition of the sect known as Boko Haram, which is responsible for at least 491 killings this year alone...

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: christianpersecution; islam; islamicterror; jihad; mohammedanism; muslims; nigeria; nigeriajihad; religionofpeace; rop; terrorism; typicalislamicterror
Jihadists in Nigeria launched the same kind of attack on churches last Christmas as well...491 killed by Jihadists in Nigeria in 2011...so far...This is becoming a new epicenter for violent Jihad. Global Jihad continues to spread...
1 posted on 12/25/2011 7:15:53 AM PST by LSUfan
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To: LSUfan

It sure seems that Islam is involved in religious violence around the world.

Yet the liberals tell us that Islam is a religion of peace.

And the liberals put those “CO-EXIST” bumper stickers on cars.

Question — of the major faiths represented on the Co-Exist bumper stickers, which one has major problems co-existing with those of other faiths???


2 posted on 12/25/2011 7:21:06 AM PST by Dilbert San Diego
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To: LSUfan

And I just gotta ask: God, why were these people ripped apart on Christmas? How exactly does this advance your plan to save souls? God there are so many calling out in agony and misery and ignoring their pleas doesn’t do a lot for your cause. Please return all to their homes safely this Christmas and rebuke the devil for us, Lord. Through Jesus Christ Your Son in unity with the Holy Spirit Amen


3 posted on 12/25/2011 7:21:36 AM PST by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: LSUfan

And I just gotta ask: God, why were these people ripped apart on Christmas? How exactly does this advance your plan to save souls? God there are so many calling out in agony and misery and ignoring their pleas doesn’t do a lot for your cause. Please return all to their homes safely this Christmas and rebuke the devil for us, Lord. Through Jesus Christ Your Son in unity with the Holy Spirit Amen


4 posted on 12/25/2011 7:21:48 AM PST by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: LSUfan

25 new Christian Martyrs.


5 posted on 12/25/2011 7:22:00 AM PST by DManA
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To: LSUfan
It's OK. Nothing to see here.

It's sharia compliant.


Which part of "kill the infidel by any means possible" is causing the confusion?

6 posted on 12/25/2011 7:22:55 AM PST by rawcatslyentist (It is necessary that a person be born of a father who is a citizen; ~Vattel's Law of Nations)
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To: LSUfan

Sad! My prayers are offered.


7 posted on 12/25/2011 7:23:04 AM PST by johngrace (I am a 1 John 4! Christian- declared at every Sunday Mass ,Divine Mercy and Rosary prayers!)
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To: LSUfan
But...but...but...we should all watch and support this show:


8 posted on 12/25/2011 7:23:51 AM PST by ErnBatavia (Obama Voters: Jose Baez wants YOU for his next jury pool.......)
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To: ErnBatavia
Unfortunately, we have imported the cancer known as Islam into the west.
9 posted on 12/25/2011 7:29:40 AM PST by bwc2221
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To: LSUfan
A radical Muslim sect

A big ol' can of redundancy in that statement.

10 posted on 12/25/2011 7:32:47 AM PST by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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To: LSUfan
the sect known as Boko Haram, which is responsible for at least 491 killings this year alone

Please note that our beloved President has sent special forces troops to Africa...to combat the Lord's Resistance Army in Uganda.

11 posted on 12/25/2011 7:34:41 AM PST by denydenydeny (The more a system is all about equality in theory the more it's an aristocracy in practice.)
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To: LSUfan

And if one guy jay-walks while wearing a crucifix necklace, it would be breaking news.


12 posted on 12/25/2011 7:35:25 AM PST by VanDeKoik (1 million in stimulus dollars paid for this tagline!)
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To: yldstrk

That question should be directed at Mohamhead and his god. Jesus said you would be hated by the enemy.

Merry Christmas


13 posted on 12/25/2011 7:40:06 AM PST by bray (The Tea Party Occupy's their Mind)
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To: LSUfan

I did not know that the Amish were in Nigeria.


14 posted on 12/25/2011 7:41:24 AM PST by VRW Conspirator (Neo-communist equals Neo-fascist - VRW Conspirator)
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To: bray

Ah but I thought satan had to have God’s permission to attack God’s people.............


15 posted on 12/25/2011 7:41:54 AM PST by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: bray

“Mohamhead” lol

Merry Christmas


16 posted on 12/25/2011 7:42:48 AM PST by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: ErnBatavia

What’s the big deal? She’s obviously a nun.............kidding


17 posted on 12/25/2011 7:44:15 AM PST by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: yldstrk

>>Ah but I thought satan had to have God’s permission to attack God’s people.............<<

People who love Satan don’t.
They can do whatever they want. We have free will.

Stop blaming God. Blame those who shun Him.


18 posted on 12/25/2011 7:47:18 AM PST by netmilsmom (Happiness is a choice)
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To: LSUfan

“A radical Muslim sect’’? What bunch of Saracens aren’t radical? I suppose then this is what we’re all going to have to live with and learn to be ‘’tolerant’’ of it. A bunch of murdering,racist bastards adhering to a Bronze Age death-cult masquerading as a ‘’religion’’ that’s ‘’peaceful’’ on it’s face, marred only by ‘’extremists’’ among it. God help us. We’re done.


19 posted on 12/25/2011 7:50:35 AM PST by jmacusa (Political correctness is cultural Marxism. I'm not a Marxist.)
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To: LSUfan
Adherents to this “Great Religion” have slaughtered almost 300 million people in vile satanic fashion since 600 AD.
20 posted on 12/25/2011 7:53:51 AM PST by PA-RIVER
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To: yldstrk

Ah but I thought satan had to have God’s permission to attack God’s people.............

God’s people

You might require a definition for those two words.

...and in regards your first question...

“And I just gotta ask: God, why were these people ripped apart on Christmas?”

You don’t think God’s judgment and condemnation is going to be without evidence do you? If people aren’t harming others and being disobedient there isn’t going to be much evidence to be used in the “judgment?


21 posted on 12/25/2011 7:55:17 AM PST by wita
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To: Dilbert San Diego
And the liberals put those “CO-EXIST” bumper stickers on cars.

A friend of mine has little suicide vest stickers he puts on the 'C's of those...

22 posted on 12/25/2011 7:56:15 AM PST by null and void (Day 1068 of America's ObamaVacation from reality [Heroes aren't made, Frank, they're cornered...])
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To: LSUfan
Our presence IN and OUT of the middle east really made a difference? I think of the killer Pol Pot as atrocities have grown since we pulled out on our "due date" . I thought we left 17,000 in the middle east and there are several [3] thousand armed contractors. Now we have boots on the ground in Africa but the media doesn't much mention that.

Oh I forgot, was all about the oil? The lack of decision on the pipeline by this unpopular president leaves us in even greater danger of being held captive by oil--back in Feb. Iranian ships were finally allowed to dock in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia and move through the Suez Canal. Then in the fall, the Muslim Brotherhood said the Suez Canal threatened to shut down the Canal.

Now Iran wants to "practice" shutting down the most important oil mobility canal of all--The STRAIT OF HORMUZ

Is this President [who no one knew little about] on our side or their side?? I sometimes have to wonder; but it seems so "crazy conspiratorial" in thought.

Foreign affairs should be a focus in this next election. Getting Bin laden won't cut it. Downed US drones--we can go there too..

The economy will only survive if: our government under the watch of President Obama can protect us from all enemies, foreign and domestic; as well as disrupt national security threats to the United States and its interests. How's Obama doing so far?

Better check my tires to do my part, will go further on a gal of gas. :((

23 posted on 12/25/2011 7:56:25 AM PST by fight_truth_decay
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To: null and void
“CO-EXIST” bumper stickers

I hate those stickers--thoughts of defacing them and those like them come to mind; but know it is illegal..but the thoughts were there and how... ;)

24 posted on 12/25/2011 7:58:29 AM PST by fight_truth_decay
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To: yldstrk

All Satan has to do is make a bet with Him (don’t take my word for it, ask Job)...


25 posted on 12/25/2011 7:58:48 AM PST by null and void (Day 1068 of America's ObamaVacation from reality [Heroes aren't made, Frank, they're cornered...])
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To: fight_truth_decay

Did you notice how low the pump price is lately?

For the first time in living memory the price DROPPED before a major driving Holiday.

Just in time to take the pressure off of approving the Keystone XL pipeline...


26 posted on 12/25/2011 8:02:00 AM PST by null and void (Day 1068 of America's ObamaVacation from reality [Heroes aren't made, Frank, they're cornered...])
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To: Dilbert San Diego
Yet the liberals tell us that Islam is a religion of peace.

A compassionate conservative coined that phrase.

27 posted on 12/25/2011 8:04:58 AM PST by Moonman62 (The US has become a government with a country, rather than a country with a government.)
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To: fight_truth_decay
I hate those stickers--thoughts of defacing them and those like them come to mind; but know it is illegal..but the thoughts were there and how... ;)

Only if you get caught.

Besides the bomb vest stickers can be cleanly peeled off...

28 posted on 12/25/2011 8:06:42 AM PST by null and void (Day 1068 of America's ObamaVacation from reality [Heroes aren't made, Frank, they're cornered...])
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To: null and void

The price of gas went up 15 cents on Wednesday in Michigan.


29 posted on 12/25/2011 8:15:15 AM PST by bwc2221
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To: Dilbert San Diego
Reality -


30 posted on 12/25/2011 8:21:25 AM PST by brityank (The more I learn about the Constitution, the more I realise this Government is UNconstitutional !!)
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To: jmacusa
There is a Satanic joy in Islam.

Mohammed swims in a sea of blood, screams of pain and terror echo in his ears, and he smiles. Hell is his soul. Torture and pain are his blessings upon man.

31 posted on 12/25/2011 8:30:00 AM PST by PA-RIVER
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To: bwc2221

Islam is a cancer on humanity itself. It celebrates death, fear and agony.

Got Satan? No? Go to a mosque near you.


32 posted on 12/25/2011 8:37:28 AM PST by PA-RIVER
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To: yldstrk
And I just gotta ask: God, why were these people ripped apart on Christmas?

If you think that was bad, just look at what He allowed to happen two days before Easter.


33 posted on 12/25/2011 8:41:07 AM PST by Hoodat (Because they do not change, Therefore they do not fear God. -Psalm 55:19-)
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To: PA-RIVER

Saracens are the Devils disciples . Take a look at my previous post. That says it all.


34 posted on 12/25/2011 9:01:15 AM PST by jmacusa (Political correctness is cultural Marxism. I'm not a Marxist.)
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To: Hoodat

Yeah, I don’t understand that either, but at least Christ was in on the plan.

These people didn’t agree to be blasted into smithereens by devils.


35 posted on 12/25/2011 9:36:01 AM PST by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: netmilsmom

That is a good answer. I am truly searching for answers. How God doesn’t have these people blow themselves up on the way to do the dirty deed, immediate consequences, that would be understandable. This concept that the good will win eventually is really a challenge for me to grapple with.


36 posted on 12/25/2011 9:38:57 AM PST by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: null and void

yeah, I know. And that seems so unfathomable.


37 posted on 12/25/2011 9:41:50 AM PST by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: yldstrk

No one said it would be comfortable here on Earth. Our rewards are in Heaven. Live a good life and you will get your reward.

Remember, this isn’t The Garden of Eden. While we may be good, there are very bad people out there. And lessons to be learned by the circumstances they cause.

Your reward is not waiting here....


38 posted on 12/25/2011 9:52:58 AM PST by netmilsmom (Happiness is a choice)
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To: yldstrk

I wonder what would happen if “radical” Christians blew people up at various locations around the world. If “radical” Christian groups operated in special “cells” in various countries, plotting to assasinate particular leaders, plant bombs, launch various attacks on embassies, etc.

I wonder what would become of this group, if it called itself Christian ... I wonder what the world would think of all Christians if this were the case.


39 posted on 12/25/2011 9:53:13 AM PST by LibsRJerks
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To: yldstrk

It comes with the job.

Rom 8:36 As it is written, For thy sake we are killed all the day long; we are accounted as sheep for the slaughter.
37 Nay, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him that loved us.
38 For I am persuaded, that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor powers, nor things present, nor things to come,
39 Nor height, nor depth, nor any other creature, shall be able to separate us from the love of God, which is in Christ Jesus our Lord.


40 posted on 12/25/2011 10:00:23 AM PST by Delta 21 (Make your choice ! There are NO civilians.)
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To: Delta 21

Yes that brings up another thing I don’t understand......if you become a Christian, things get worse for you instead of better, although you should reap what you sow. If you sow love, why do you reap hate?


41 posted on 12/25/2011 10:04:28 AM PST by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: Dilbert San Diego; LSUfan

I find it ironic, and a bit humorous, that the folks with the “Coexist” bumper stickers apparently aren’t embarrassed by the fact that the radical muslims they most want to ‘coexist’ with, believe in the elimination of all the other faiths that make up the remaing letters of the word. Thus to a radical muslim, coesistence means elimation of all non-muslims.


42 posted on 12/25/2011 10:08:25 AM PST by GreyFriar (Spearhead - 3rd Armored Division 75-78 & 83-87)
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To: LSUfan

Wait a few years and what happened in Nigeria will happen right here. Why should islamists bomb Christian churches in Nigeria and elsewhere and not eventually in the USA?

And when that happens we shall realize that we are living with a cancer that can no longer be treated.

In the meantime, let’s kick the can down the road some more.


43 posted on 12/25/2011 10:22:17 AM PST by 353FMG
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To: LSUfan

Dreadful. RIP.


44 posted on 12/25/2011 12:22:33 PM PST by fieldmarshaldj (If Newt Gingrich is a Reliable Conservative, Joe Biden is a member of MENSA)
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To: netmilsmom

BTTT


45 posted on 12/25/2011 5:07:17 PM PST by Delta 21 (Make your choice ! There are NO civilians.)
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To: fieldmarshaldj

Very sad. May God be with His faithful people of Nigeria in this time of terrible loss.


46 posted on 12/25/2011 6:04:43 PM PST by Palladin (No Newts!)
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To: null and void

I like the vest sticker idea..!!!


47 posted on 12/25/2011 6:40:51 PM PST by fight_truth_decay
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To: bwc2221
Unfortunately, we have imported the cancer known as Islam into the west.

Estimates are for at least 50M Muslims in the US by 2050. They will make America a Hell on Earth until they are solved with another merciless crusade.

48 posted on 12/25/2011 10:01:46 PM PST by sand88
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To: LibsRJerks; All
39 posted on Sunday, December 25, 2011 11:53:13 AM by LibsRJerks: “I wonder what would happen if “radical” Christians blew people up at various locations around the world. If “radical” Christian groups operated in special “cells” in various countries, plotting to assassinate particular leaders, plant bombs, launch various attacks on embassies, etc. I wonder what would become of this group, if it called itself Christian ... I wonder what the world would think of all Christians if this were the case.”

First off: I emphatically do **NOT** advocate vigilante violence by individuals. Biblically speaking, only the state has the right to execute people, and even then, only after a proper trial of the evidence.

Having said that, I read recently that Iran has a lower percentage of its people attending religious services (virtually all Muslims) than the United States. Iran is formally declared Islamic republic in which a religious minority runs the country. America is a nation in which our irreligious and atheist minority runs much of the highest levels of academia and government, and even when conservative Christians are a clear majority, we have to kowtow to the secularists on the Supreme Court.

What's wrong with this picture?

Muslims have good reason to believe they must be far more committed to their faith than Christians if Muslims can take over and control the government while Christians cannot — even when we are in the majority, as we are in much of the South and some other parts of the United States when evangelical Protestant and conservative Catholic voters are combined.

49 posted on 12/26/2011 1:48:16 PM PST by darrellmaurina
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