The cross is offensive to Muslims, since the Qur’an says that Jesus did not die on the cross: “And their saying, ‘Indeed, we have killed the Messiah, Jesus, the son of Mary, the messenger of Allah.’ And they did not kill him, nor did they crucify him; but another was made to resemble him to them. And indeed, those who differ over it are in doubt about it. They have no knowledge of it except the following of assumption. And they did not kill him, for certain.” (4:157)
And so the crosses are going to have to go, all over the new, diverse, multicultural Europe. Must not offend the poor dears.
“Italy: Migrant climbes [sic] Christmas tree to remove its cross,” Voice of Europe, December 24, 2017:
A 21-year-old Gambian was arrested, while he was trying to remove the cross from a Christmas tree in the Italian city of Milan, yesterday.
The Christmas tree, located at the “Piazza Duca D’Aosta”, is in front of the city’s Central Station. According to Italian media, the migrant wanted to remove the cross because for him “it was not good”.
Police reacted quickly and forced the man to abort his attempt. The African was identified and taken to the police station. He will be charged with causing aggravated damage….