In Mogadishu, not to be outdone, Sheikh Abubukar Hassan Malin, a leader of the Islamic Courts Union which recently seized power in what was the capital of the former Somali state, told worshippers at Friday prayers that "whoever offends our Prophet Muhammad should be killed on the spot by the nearest Muslim." Members of his congregation, not having ready access to the pontiff, did what they evidently regarded as the next best thing: they hunted down and killed a 66-year-old Italian nun, Sister Leonella Sgorbati, who had devoted her life to training nurses at a children's hospital in this wretched city.
Thursday, October 05, 2006
Terrorist, extremist Pope be hanged!
Or so say Muslims who are annoyed at the assertion that the spread of Islam might occur under less than peaceful means. A good deconstruction of Peaceful Islam can be found here. A choice section: