Shut up and take it like a good dhimmi. An outrageous example of how Islamic supremacists constantly displace responsibility for evil deeds done by Muslims — from the leading institution in Sunni Islam, which the New York Times has called “the most moderate Islamic educational institution.”
“Sunni Islam’s al-Azhar freezes talks with the Vatican,” from DPA, January 20 (thanks to all who sent this in):
Cairo – Al-Azhar, one of Sunni Islam’s oldest universities and mosques said Thursday it has indefinitely suspended inter-faith talks with the Vatican in response to recent remarks by Pope Benedict XVI on attacks against Christians in the Middle East.
The decision was taken in light of Benedict’s ‘repeated negative references to Islam and his claims that Muslims persecute those living among them in the Middle East,’ Al-Azahr said in statement sent to the German Press Agency dpa.
Al-Azhar, which is a Cairo-based government institution, and the Vatican have previously cooperated to promote dialogue between Christians and Muslims.
However, relations were shaken when Benedict earlier this month condemned a New Year’s Eve bombing of a Christian Coptic church in Alexandria that killed 23 people.
How dare he!
The pontiff’s words drew criticism from Egypt’s top Muslim cleric, Ahmed Al-Tayeb of al-Azhar University who described then as an ‘unacceptable interference in Egypt’s affairs.’…