Skip to comments.Muslims and Catholics release mission statement
Posted on 11/10/2007 8:53:38 AM PST by Alex Murphy
Concluding a three-day gathering at the nations largest mosque in Michigan, a collection of Muslim and Roman Catholic leaders emerged with a 114-word blueprint for greater understanding between the two faiths.
The Midwest Dialogue of Catholics and Muslims, an initiative of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops and the Islamic Society of North America, was staged at the Islamic Center of America.
Several dozen participants weighed tough questions and approved a mission statement.
Our common belief in the one God of mercy and love calls us into relationship with one another, the statement says. Therefore, we see our dialogue as a spiritual journey. Common ethical concerns compel us to take responsibility for our relationship within U.S. society.
Bishop Francis Reiss, an auxiliary bishop of Detroit, said the goal is not theological compromise but spiritual growth.
Sayyid Syeed, secretary general of the Islamic Society of North America, said: We are still exploring ways of establishing our community and gaining the recognition and respect that we deserve as American Muslims. And so we truly appreciate this big brother relationship.
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Until 6 years ago it never would have crossed my mind to even think an anti-Roman Church thought, but every time I see some burkha clad Fatima lining up for her welfare check or Qat addled Mohammad lounging on a street corner in the middle of the work day, I think some really un-Orthodox thoughts about “His Excellency” down at the RC Cathedral!
My people lived for hundreds of years under the thumb of the Mohammedan Turks in part because of what the forces of the Bishop of Rome did or wouldn’t do. Now I get to see more Mohammedans courtesy of Rome's man in the local franchise!
This statement couldn't be further from the genuine truth about the one and only true God.
I'm very sorry that any member of a Christian church chooses to claim Allah is anyway equal to God.
I, for one, will never believe that Allah and it's evil cult of worshipers have anything to do with God.
Condensed version of muslim / Catholic “Mission Statement”:
We agree to convert to islam or the mudslimes will have no choice but to behead us. Amen.
P.S. Its the politically correct multi-cultural thing to do. Besides, we should apologize for the Crusades.
“..the recognition and respect that we deserve as American Muslims.”
Earn it, don’t expect to get it free. Let us know where you stand vis-a-vis MUSLIM terrorism.
I have not read the statement. But think if it is peace the US Muslims are concerned with they need to state these concerns to Muslim clerics and leaders who endorse the wholesale slaughter of innocents.
I felt the frustration in your post, but I’m with you, your spot on..it’s suicide!
Okay, enough evading Kolo, tell us what you REALLY feel...
OF, that Bishop and his starry eyed fellow travelers have brought THOUSANDS of Mohammedans here. Last year they popped 700 Mohammedan babies at the local Catholic Hospital, at no charge to Fatima or Mohammad, of course; all expenses paid by the taxpayers. There are probably four thousand here right now. It won’t be long around here, a generation or two, and they will be the majority. The men all have four “wives” and the women all have at least five kids each. Catholic charities euphemistically refer to these women as “single mothers” and get them signed up for more welfare programs than I ever knew existed. That’s why Mohammad doesn’t need to work and has plenty of money for Qat. At least in some place those devils drive cabs. Here they’re just blood sucking leeches protected by the Roman Catholic Church.
Better the turban of the sultan than the tiara of the Pope?
Sorry, I couldn’t resist, I understand what you are saying.
“Better the turban of the sultan than the tiara of the Pope?”
Now I get both! (I do appreciate the irony, though)
That’s good, we do need to be able to appreciate irony, despite how problematic we do find it.
Interesting, we might even be on the same side on this issue.
I wonder though, if they are just responding to the trends in birthrates and immigration. Europe is collapsing because of it's declining birthrates, well below the 2.2 needed per couple to just maintain the population. The gap in population is being filled by the muslims through immigration and high birthrates.
I realize this story is about here in the USA, but do you think they are getting their multicultural leanings from the hierarchy in the Vatican?
“I realize this story is about here in the USA, but do you think they are getting their multicultural leanings from the hierarchy in the Vatican?”
Certainly not now, but perhaps in the past. Frankly, I believe Vatican II was the most demonic thing to hit the Roman Church in centuries. It lead to liberation theology and the Catholic Worker movement, extreme leftist ideologies which too many Roman hierarchs here in the States decided would determine their “social gospel”. Being Roman hierarchs they decided to jam that ideology down our throats. Our secular elites, of course, sold out to Mohammedanism years ago, so the bishops had clear sailing with their little experiment in national/cultural destruction. Sitting here in the midst of one of its case studies, I’d say it was working just fine. In my entire lifetime I have never seen such deep seated hatred and fear in my community and the pitchman for that mitred communist in the RC cathedral was just on TV here lying through his eye teeth with the most oleagenous smirk on his face you could ever imagine that His Excellency and Catholic Charities had nothing whatever to do with this invasion. Nobody believed him, of course. Even the reporter laughed.
The problem with large organizations is that the highest level may change, but the underlying bureaucracy is very slow to change. Unfortunately, the enormity of the threat escapes most people.