While religious minorities in Muslim countries were trying to dodge
kidnappers,Â mob violence,Â Molotov cocktails,Â rocks,Â bullets,
machetes,Â tortureÂ andÂ invitationsÂ to “embrace Islam or die”, Muslims
in Europe spent theirÂ weekÂ whining aboutÂ hamÂ andÂ headscarves. (TROP)
This is the image of the Muslim persecution of Christians, Egypt, April 2013. “Fiery clashes in Cairo,” fromÂ AFP, April 9:
After clashes between Muslims and members of Egypt’s Christian Copt minority left at least seven dead last week, these two young Copts were targeted Sunday outside St. Mark’s cathedral in Cairo’s Abbassiya district by unknown assailants wielding Molotov cocktails.
Obama’s foreign policy in microcosm. “US teargas arrives in Egypt for Muslim Brotherhood use,” fromÂ The Commentator, April 9 (thanks to JW):
What must Western Christian leaders think when they see this? Maybe something like “How dare Pope Tawadros talk about this? Doesn’t he realize that he is harming Muslim/Christian dialogue?” “Egypt pope blasts Morsi over cathedral clashes,” fromÂ AFP, April 9 (thanks to JW):
Christians make up about 10 percent of Egypt’s estimated 90 million people.–ReadÂ MoreÂ»
Don’t talk about the plight of Egyptian Christians too loudly. To do so might imperil the wonderful dialogue we’re having with Islamic supremacists stateside.
“For Egypt’s Christians, 1,374 Tough Years and Counting,” by Brian O’Neel for theNational Catholic Register, April 9 (JW)
The Pakis try to keep up:
How is it that so many Muslims in Pakistan misunderstand what we’re constantly told is a peaceful, tolerant religion? Yet no one ever questions the official government and mainstream media line, despite the ever-growing number of stories like this.
“Muslim Persecution of Christians Escalating in Pakistan,” by Mohshin Habib for theÂ Gatestone Institute, April 9 (thanks to all who sent this in):