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in response to reader comment: Samer: Accepting Biblical facts

Submitted by sTs (United Arab Emirates), May 8, 2008 at 06:24

I have no idea whether the pope accepts or not, this is not the point,

The point that is raised now in the west, why there are no places of worship for the chrisitians in the muslim world ?

Raisng such question is indeed a hypocracy and we know who is promoting such topics.

I wrote before and I write here again that christians and muslims lived side by side for centuries in harmony, they have their churches and we have our mosques.

in fact in some countries there are also Jews who live in harmony with the others. but the problem with jews is that they don't like to mingle with others, contrary to Muslims and christians

in Morocco, Algiers, Tunis, Egypt, Lebanon, Syria, Palesitne, Jordan, Iraq, historically Chrisitans lived there for centuries and they are still living there.

In all these countries they have churches and they have bells to ring for prayer, I lived in one of these countries for long time and I was living next to a church, I heard the bells ring every sunday and I was not annoyed, nor any of our neighbors was, nor did we ever talk about in bad, I also heard the call of prayer in the Mosque, I liked it too, I never got annoyed with it, and no one complained about it. we lived normal. Now USA or some voices come from the west Like the crusaders did, "The christians are discriminated and not treated well in the Muslim countries",

this is Bla Bla Bla.

I know Christians, and I have Christian friends, we visit our Christian neighbors, we have the best of relations. we respect each other. They are respected in all countries, they have good jobs, good living standards and respected. This is about the Christians who are nationals and native of these countries.

Now if you want to talk about labour law in the Gulf countries , it is not targetting Chrisitians, no one is excluded, it is to do with human and labor rights, this is different. I was not excluded too, I was discriminated upon too.

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