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  • Pope: 'Authentic' Islam opposes violence

    01/06/2014 5:22:44 PM PST · by FR_addict · 142 replies
    WND ^ | 11/26/2013 | Bob Unruh
    Pope Francis’ insistence in his new apostolic exhortation that “authentic Islam and the proper reading of the Quran are opposed to every form of violence” is drawing negative reviews from some analysts of the religion who point to the Islamic holy book’s calls to wage war against nonbelievers. “How does he know that? When did he become an imam?” wonders columnist Pamela Geller. She notes as an example the Quranic passage that states: “So when you meet those who disbelieve [in battle], strike [their] necks.” “At a time when Christianity worldwide is under siege by Islamic jihadists, the leader of...