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Once Again, a False Accusation

Reader comment on item: Pope Benedict Criticizes Islam [in Regensburg]
in response to reader comment: hamed, it's what you deserve

Submitted by Hamad (Saudi Arabia), Sep 25, 2006 at 18:03

Dear Susan,

Free Speech is ok, as long as it doesn't include abuse or insults, which seems to be what the Pope was aiming for. As a leader of the Catholic church, the Pope has the responsibility to bring people together, not drive them to hate one another. The message is fine, he could have said that violence is not related to religion, but he chose to use a quote that is hostile to Islam.

You say our religion prohibits free speech, not true, the dictators who rule our countries and who are supported by your goverments do.

If I say to a group of Catholics that the Pope is a (blank blank) would they be happy with what I say? nope, I actually expect some mosques would be aflame, like what happened after Sept,11.

Thank god we have no Pope, all we have is a prophet who was dead 1400 years ago, but you people intentionally insult him to insult Muslims. hence, who wants hostilities? Apparently, you people do.

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