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Pope Francis’ associates compare right-wing US Christians with jihadists
Aug. 4, 2017 - In the journal Civilta’ Cattolica, two Catholic theologians close to Pope Francis accuse American
evangelicals and conservative Catholics of having a worldview that is “not too far apart’’ from jihadists. Antonio Spadaro, the journal’s editor, is
a Jesuit like the Pope, and is said to have the Pope's ear.
Provocatively, the authors declare that the philosophy of the Christian right and violent Islamists are more similar than
many care to think: “At heart, the narrative of terror shapes the world-views of jihadists and the new crusaders."
- Source: inews
Evangelical Fundamentalism and Catholic Integralism: A Surprising Ecumenism - Antonio Spadaro - Marcelo Figueroa - La Civilta Cattolica
Jesuit scholar rips Pope for concessions to Islam
Jun. 18, 2017 - Jesuit scholar, Father Henri Boulad, points to Quran verses to show that the Pope should not make concessions to Islam.
Egyptian Greek Melkite Jesuit Father Henri Boulad said, "The reason for the terrorism is simple... the Quran orders Muslims to inflict “terror.”
“Terrorize and behead those who believe in scriptures other than the Quran. - Quran 8:12
“Muslims must muster all weapons to terrorize the infidels.” - Quran 8:60
“The Jews and the Christians are perverts; fight them. - Quran 9:30
“Maim and crucify the infidels if they criticize Islam.” - Quran 5:33
- Source: WND
Jesuit Scholar: Islamic Extremists Are the True Muslims - Breitbart
Pope Francis: ‘Muslim Terrorism Does Not Exist’ - Breitbart
- A Catholic response:
Don't be fooled! Hear what Pope Francis REALLY said about Islam and the root of terrorism - Catholic Online
Report: Islam Will Surpass Christianity as World’s Dominant Religion by End of Century
Mar. 2, 2017 - A new report from the Pew Research Center predicts that by 2070 Islam will be the largest religion in the world.
In 2010, there were about 2.17 billion Christians in the world and 1.6 billion Muslims, but the study found that, by 2070,
there will be 2.92 billion Muslims and 2.76 billion Christians--and the number of Muslims will only continue to grow.
- Source: Christian Headlines
Pope Francis: ‘Muslim Terrorism Does Not Exist’
Feb. 17, 2017 -At a world meeting of populist movements, Pope Francis said that the ecological crisis is real,
but Islamic terrorism does not exist. He said:
“Christian terrorism does not exist, Jewish terrorism does not exist, and Muslim terrorism does not exist. They do not exist,”
Francis said in his speech to a world meeting of populist movements.
The Pope asserted that all religions promote peace.
- Source: Breitbart
Pope Francis rebukes Trump: 'No religion is terrorist' - Washington Examiner
- Opposing View:
What Does Islam Teach About Violence? - The Religion of Peace
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