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The Crusades?

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Submitted by Gary (United Kingdom), Jun 11, 2005 at 20:57

A response to Chris Clark, October 02, 2002 at 10:30

Why should the West feel the need to apologise or feel ashamed of the crusades?

The first crusades were initiated to win back the right of safe passage for religious pilgrims to visit their Holy sites....hrm, ok, I wonder if anyone else can see the parallels in the Quran?

Why apologise to muslims for the crusades? Should muslims apologise for the crusading actions of Muhammad against the polytheists of Mecca?

I just sense double standards whenever the subject of the crusades is mentioned!
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