Thursday, April 19, 2007


J. Grant Swank, Jr.

Some zealot Muslims have climbed atop church roofs to rip off the crosses.

Christians have been threatened with their lives if they do not remove crosses from their churches.

Per AsiaNews: “’Get rid of the cross or we will burn your Churches’. This is the threat aimed at the Chaldean Church of Sts Peter and Paul, located in the ancient Christian quarter of Baghdad, Dora.

“Local sources say an unknown armed Islamic group is behind the threats which are inseminating terror in the capital. The Arab website and Aina news agency speak of a campaign of persecution in act in the area. Even Mosul, a Sunni stronghold, the Christian presence is being gravely threatened.

“Msgr. Shlemon Warduni, Chaldean auxiliary bishop of Baghdad, tells AsiaNews ‘in the last 2 months many Churches have been forced to remove their crosses from their domes’.

“In the case of the Church of St. George, assira, Muslim extremists took the situation into their own hands: they climbed onto the roof and ripped out the cross.

“In the Chaldean Church of St John, in Dora, which has been without a pastor for months now, the parishioners themselves decided to move the cross to a safer place following repeated threats.”

Christians in droves have fled Iraq. Many remaining there have been slain by zealot Muslims.

Christians are considered damned. They are the chief infidels and therefore, according to the Koran, must be eliminated from the planet. They deserve eternal fire, per Koran’s murder and maiming verses.

Allah has spoken.

Entire article here.

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