How’s that “dialogue” working out for you, Bishop?
Following are excerpts from a Friday sermon held in Edmonton, Canada, delivered by Sheik Shaban Sherif Mady, which was posted on the Internet on August 16, 2013:
Shaban Sherif Mady: Our Islamic nation has been defeated through treachery. The only thing left for the Arabs is the Egyptian army. So a conspiracy was hatched by that Al-Sisi, whose mother was a Moroccan Jew called Malika. She came to Egypt and received Egyptian citizenship.
It is well known in all countries that one cannot join the armed forces, the intelligence agencies, or the police if one’s father or mother is not a Muslim, or is not from that country that wants to protect its children. According to Egyptian law, a person is forbidden to join the Egyptian army if his mother is of non-Muslim or non-Egyptian origin. So how did that happen?
Our blood has become cheap — the cheapest in the world. By Allah, anyone who witnessed the tragedy [of the dispersal of the sit-in] might have thought this was the Holocaust. Hitler killed the Jews, but Hitler of Egypt kills Egyptians. He burned the dead, along with the wounded.
We are suffering, my friends. Our Islamic nation is suffering. The greatest Arab Muslim country and the strongest Arab army have been chosen to serve as an example for the humiliation of all the Muslims and Arabs, so that secularism and global Zionism can gain hegemony over them, and can choose from among them the traitors who will carry out orders, and promote their enterprises of taking over the region. I was confounded by [the Saudi king], the Traitor of the Two Holy Places. If the hajj pilgrimage can only be performed by means of those traitors, the Saud clan, the sons of Jews, we should refrain from performing it.
At the protests [in Egypt], we saw men who love and desire death. They smiled when the bullets hit their bare chests. They spared no effort to move onward and onward. Mothers ululated out of joy when their sons achieved martyrdom. Fathers were steadfast, saying: “I have more sons, and I [will be martyred] even before them.”
Islamic supremacists avowedly and proudly love death. A Muslim child preacher recently taunted those he has been taught to hate most: “Oh Zionists, we love death for the sake of Allah, just as much as you love life for the sake of Satan.” Jihad mass murderer Mohamed Merah said that he “loved death more than they loved life.” Nigerian jihadist Abubakar Shekau said: “I’m even longing for death, you vagabond.”
Ayman al-Zawahiri’s wife advised Muslim women: “I advise you to raise your children in the cult of jihad and martyrdom and to instil in them a love for religion and death.” And as one jihadist put it, “We love death. You love your life!” And another: “The Americans love Pepsi-Cola, we love death.” That was from Afghan jihadist Maulana Inyadullah
Of course, this idea comes from the Qur’an itself: “Say (O Muhammad): O ye who are Jews! If ye claim that ye are favoured of Allah apart from (all) mankind, then long for death if ye are truthful.” — Qur’an 62:6
Oh Christians of Egypt, why did you do this to yourself? The security services who killed you in the days of Mubarak are ruling today. They are the ones who are burning down your churches. They are the ones who are killing the Copts. Why, [Coptic Pope] Tawadros? Don’t you know that you, who sparked the fire of civil strife, will be the first to be burned by it? Why did you do this to yourself? Why did you violate the words of Jesus: “Whosoever shall smite thee on thy right check, turn to him the other too”?
Oh Tawadros, why did you violate the words of the Holy Book about love? Where is this love? Your churches are full of weapons, and you have become the vanguard of the so-called “Egyptian security service.” You are the ones who are doing the killing on their behalf? Why are you doing this to yourselves? The fire will burn you!