And grandson of the Muslim Brotherhood’s founder, also known as master of “double-speak,” Tariq Ramadan, finds this “fair.”
“Pope to Muslims: Religious Persecution Unacceptable,” by Ethan Cole for the Christian Post, November 9:
Religious persecution is not acceptable, Pope Benedict XVI said Friday following a historic meeting between top Catholic and Muslim leaders.
While the three days of Christian-Muslim dialogue focused on encouraging better relations between the world’s two largest religions, the head of the one billion-member Catholic Church stated Friday that individuals should have the right to practice their own faith without persecution.
“The discrimination and violence which even today religious people experience throughout the world and the often violent persecutions to which they are subject, represent unacceptable and unjustifiable acts, all the more grave and deplorable when they are carried out in the name of God” the pontiff said, according to BBC.
Tariq Ramadan, a senior research fellow at the University of Oxford who participated in the summit, said he thought Benedict’s points were “fair.”
“No Muslim should avoid speaking about this,” he said, according to Religion News Service…