Wednesday, October 18, 2006

Pope's Controversial Speech: Some Muslims Starting to "Get It"

THE CATHOLIC KNIGHT: It would appear the pope's plan is working. His controversial speech in Germany last month has effectively become a catalyst for change, allowing peaceful Muslims to define a clear separation between themselves and violent extremists. This is indeed a first step...

The Open Letter from 38 Muslims to the Pope

Instead of saying they are offended and demanding apologies, they express their respect for him and dialogue with him on faith and reason. They disagree on many points. But they also criticize those Muslims who want to impose, with violence, “utopian dreams in which the end justifies the means”

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