Pope won’t call Islam religion of peace

Hey, the new Pope is showing that he has some real courage.  Check out this article below.

Link: WorldNetDaily: Pope won’t call Islam religion of peace.

Pope Benedict XVI yesterday refused to declare Islam "a religion of peace." Asked by reporters whether Islam could be considered a religion of peace shortly before entering a meeting with priests and deacons of Valle d’Aosta in northwest Italy where he is spending a brief holiday, the pontiff refused to reply positively.


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3 Responses to Pope won’t call Islam religion of peace

  1. Crystal says:

    I don’t know how anyone can say a religion that openly kills whomever like they “just because” is a religion of peace.

  2. Douglas says:

    Not only does he show some spine, but he is able to look at something and just say what he sees…Good for him!
    He’s already taken some heat for saying what he thinks about the Harry Potter books.
    On an unrelated note, the Pope was mentioned in the Strib today, in a story about the “unofficially ordained” woman deacon (a St. Thomas alumna, alas) Before he became Pope, Cardinal Ratzinger signed off on a statement against the ordination of women.

  3. Wayne M says:

    Good for him! Those darn St. Thomas women. OOOOppppsss, I guess that would include my wife. Come to think of it, she is trouble sometimes. Hehehehe… Don’t tell her I said that.

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