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Christianity is NOTHING like Islam with respect to Jews (Thank God!)

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Submitted by Dr RJP (United States), Sep 21, 2006 at 17:45

NO... I absolutely did NOT mix up Christianity and islam.

"because it was the Christians who killed Jews and destroyed their holy places. The pope should have apolgize to the Jews over all the trouble they have caused to them."

First of all, Pope John did just that...apologizing for all of the persecution against Jews that occurred during the 14th and 15th Centuries, and admitted that the Catholic Church should have done more with regards to the Holocaust.

HOWEVER, look around the world, and read your history books. In the past 100 years, with extemely rare exceptions, you will find that Christians and Jews have lived in harmony primarily because of the fact that Christianity as a whole has embraced its Jewish roots.

There was a very short period of time when Mohammed was trying to win over Jews as converts in a diplomatic manner rather than in a forceful manner. However, Jews were quick to reject Mohammed's claim to being a true prophet God and his hijacking of their Holy Books, Muslims have been hostile towards Jews for the past 1,400 years, in every way possible, without any respite. The motivation for this hostility comes directly from Mohammed and his violent contributions to the Koran.

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