We all know that the United States of America is cosidered for Muslims as the enemy. The holy war or "Jihad" brought by the Binladin group is against United States. And most of us believed September 11 Terror as part of Jihad. This is because the United States of America backed by the Israel in his war against the neighboring Muslim Nations, and then United States also attacked other Islamic Afghanistan and Iraq Nations. And now, if the were problems by declaration of the Pope would be not settled, Jihad another could happen again, this time against the Christians, especially the Roman Catholic Church.
The Pope said in his lecture, "the Emperor comes to speak on the subject of jihad, holy war." "He said, and I quote," show only what Mahoma brought that it was new and there you will find bad things only and inhuman, such as his command to spread by the sword the faith he preached "." They said that the statement of the Pope is clear evidence of his ignorance of the Islamic doctrine that the Qur'an teaches peace, tolerance, justice, equality and no force to the religion. And are now demanding the Pope immediately withdraw and issuing an apology for his statements on Islam and its criticism of the concept of Jihad.
With this, the Catholic Church now faces major problems: (1) their relationship with Islam and Muslims; (2) His doctrine of the infallibility of the Pope.
If the Pope will not issue an apology, the Muslims might consider a Jihad against the Christians or the Catholic Church in particular. Imagine the bombed-out churches by suicide bombers or configure them to shoot like what happened to the two churches in the West Bank last September 18, 2006. And this will be a war worse: Christian vs. Muslim.
And on the other hand, if the Pope issued an apology, it directly contradicts his doctrine of the infallibility of the Pope. Remember that the Catholic Church teaches that the Pope is free from error. Issue an apology to Muslims about what he said in his lecture is a clear acceptance of his mistake and is proof that his doctrine of the infallibility of the Pope is false and this will be used by other Christian religion to criticize its doctrines.
The Muslims made it clear that the authorities of the Catholic Church not be has failed to resolve this problem only explaining the intention of the Pope to criticize Islam and his Jihad. The Muslims are asking for is personal apology from the Pope not by their channels. If you are concern about the relationship between Christians and Muslims, it must act immediately or worse things will happen.
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