Tag Archives: Takfiri

Understanding Islam

A Catholic priest and scholar has some useful insights into the Islamic world, its relationship with Christianity, and its relationship with the Western World.

“To understand what is happening today in regard to the Western World and the Middle East we must understand the main branches of contemporary Islam. They are a) Pan-Arab nationalism, and, b) Takfiri  [also commonly referred to as Wahhabi-Salafist] Jihadism which has roots in both the Middle Ages and the nineteenth-twentieth centuries.”

Read more here …….

and here …….

“Why do they treat Christians like this?”


UK visas: YES to radical Islamists, NO to Christian archbishops!

It is hard to imagine a more incongruous headline – just as the world’s attention focuses on the liberation of Mosul, the UK government has refused to grant a visa to the Archbishop of Mosul to attend the consecration of the UK’s first Syriac Orthodox cathedral, a church whose flock includes many refugees fleeing persecution from Islamists in Iraq and Syria………..

……….. Yet, at the same time this is happening, radical Islamist leaders are being told they can have visas – even though they represent organisations or movements that incite violence and persecution against Christians.

Read more at Barnabas Fund.


“Moderate Islamist rebellion ……. does not exist”

Mr Nasty and Mr. Moderate

Moderate Islamist rebellion is imaginary says the Chaldean Bishop of Aleppo.

Constantly harped on about by the morally bankrupt Western Political Class and by the Presstitutes of the Mass Media, Bishop Audo of Aleppo says it is “An entity which in actual fact does not exist”.

“They remain the same, members of the same jihadist Sunni extremism……. that imaginary ‘moderate Syrian opposition’ which certain powers appear to need to continue to pursue their own plans for Syria”.

Read more at Agenzia Fides…….

Moderate Murderers