So the Muslims are mad at the Pope for quoting Byzantine emperor Manuel II Paleologus, who said:
“Show me just what Mohammed brought that was new, and there you will find things only evil and inhuman, such as his command to spread by the sword the faith he preached.”
And the peaceful Muslims, in an attempt to show the world they’re not evil or inhuman showed off their peaceful religion by…
Muslims furious at Pope Benedict are claiming responsibility for firebombing two churches in the West Bank city of Nablus today.
The attacks scorched a Roman Catholic church and an Anglican church.
We urge you Muslims wherever you are to hunt down the Pope for his barbaric statements as you have pursued Salman Rushdie, the enemy of Allah who offended our religion… Whoever offends our Prophet Mohammed should be killed on the spot by the nearest Muslim.”
Gunmen killed an Italian nun at a children’s hospital in Mogadishu on Sunday in an attack that drew immediate speculation of links to Muslim anger over the Pope’s recent remarks on Islam.
Their peaceful religion…
…is just so misunderstood.
Joee has more photos of the misunderstood muslims (from today in London).