“Today Masjids are razed and Qur’ans are burnt by those who claim they respect and defend Islam and Qur’an…the heinous act is not acceptable at all.”
Sunni-Shi’ite Jihad Update: “Grand Ayatollah Golpaigani Slams Sacrilegious Acts in Bahrain,” from the Ahlul Bayt News Agency, April 25:
(Ahlul Bayt News Agency) – Grand Ayatollah Lotfollah Safi Golpaigani has condemned burning Quran and demolishing Masjids by Al-Khalifa Regime and Saudi forces.
“Today Masjids are razed and Qur’ans are burnt by those who claim they respect and defend Islam and Qur’an,” the Grand Ayatollah said, adding that “the heinous act is not acceptable at all.”
The senior Shia Cleric called these sacrilegious acts rare in the history and underlined,” those who claim to have defended Qur’an now are rebelling against Islam.”
“These groups are following what the American Pastor [Terry Jones] did and are committing the same sacrilegious act which is too rare in the history,” the Grand Ayatollah underscored.
“Al-Khalifa Regime and Saudi ruler sold out their humanity and today they show the world their real nature and no doubt they will pay for their wrong-doings.”…