Skip to comments.The Pope’s New Coptic Secretary: Islam is a “Culture of Death”
Posted on 05/05/2014 7:56:19 PM PDT by marshmallow
This is odd and surprising. It would seem most likely that the Pope wanted a secretary from the Islamic world to show his favorable view of Islam, and is unaware of Father Yoannis Lahzi Gaidos previous statements. He will undoubtedly soon find out, however, if he hasnt already, and what happens then will be interesting.
Here is Blazing Cat Furs modified Google translation of a German-language article: The Popes new Coptic secretary: Islam is a culture of death, Blazing Cat Fur, April 29, 2014 (thanks to Jamal):
Pope Francis has a new secretary who speaks Arabic and has very clear words about Islam. It is no coincidence.
The new secretary, Father Yoannis Lahzi Gaido, is a Copt from Egypt, where Christians are a beleaguered minority who have had experience with Islam for 1,350 years. His realistic view of Islam lacks any Western gloss.
(Excerpt) Read more at jihadwatch.org ...
this us a very unexpected development I MUST say!!
There is a tad more support for his declaration than for G .W.s religion-of-peace metaphor
I think he’d have a Coptic guy because that person would know FULL WELL the evils of Islam, not to show he wanted to get along with Islam.
What Blazing Cat Fur thinks about that
BTW the 700 Club this week had week of prayer, WOW great speakers every day at noon, was powerful
Wed was a wonderful Priest, every catholic should listen to him, he has the ear of the Pope, and past couple Popes, basically Pastor to the Pope, wonderful man of God
Raniero CantalamessaFather Raniero Cantalamessa is the preacher to the Papal Household, a member of the Catholic Delegation for the Dialogue with the Pentecostal churches, an author, speaker, and former Professor at the Catholic University of Milan. Father Cantalamessa is passionate about Christian unity and speaks around the world on the importance of unity within the Church, which is the work of the Holy Spirit.
Sounds like “Truth To Power” as the left likes to say.
Who is he to judge?
I don’t buy that the Pope would not be full well aware of a Coptic Christian’s views on Islam.
**Islam is a Culture of Death**
Not very ecumenical is he???
That may be true but when it comes to the "culture of death", they can't compete with the DemocRAT Party.
Say it again! We may have a little Good Cop, Bad Cop dialog going on. Each Pope must devise his own way to make his full message understood.
It is clear, the Saudi’s don’t control the Church, like they do so many American politicians and policies.
Siding with the DEVIL.
the demoncrats are mild pussies compared to Islam — killing innocents since the 7th century...
The pope must be doing something right to be the target of radical islamists.
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