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To Bader: don't distort history

Reader comment on item: How the Cartoon Protests Harm Muslims [by Leading to a Separation of Civilizations]
in response to reader comment: A challenge for Pat, Howard, hr and Pagan BIBLE and VIOLENCE (thanks Amir)

Submitted by Richard the Lion heart (United States), Feb 20, 2006 at 15:30

Dear Bader,

In your comment you mention the complicity/participation of catholic clergy in the Rwandan genocide. Well are you saying the whole catholic clergy took part in it. Because if that's what you are saying you are flat wrong. Although they were some clergy members who were guilty for their silence or intellectual involment, that does not emcompass the whole clergy. For your information hundreds of thousands of catholics were killed, including clergy.

For you to try to portray this genocide as having been carried out by the catholic church is a distortion of history. The thing happened over tribal differences not religion. More importantly,unlike Islamic countries those clergy who took part in it are being punish. Besides these nuns and preist did these evil acts despite the teachings of Jesus not inspite of it. Unlike violence in the Islamic world againts Christians which is commanded by the Koran.

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