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Archive for September, 2010

-Christian Site Attacked by Muslim Hacker

Wednesday, September 15th, 2010

The Florida Family Policy Council reported that their website was destroyed by a radical Muslim hacker who left the following message (expletives deleted):   " You got hacked due to you s**t thinking abt Great Islam. "(T)his is due to Jhon Tairy … do good and have good … **** all florida." The Florida group […]

-French Senate Bans Full Muslim Veils in Public

Tuesday, September 14th, 2010

(Image by tinou bao via Flickr) PARIS (AP): “The French Senate on Tuesday overwhelmingly passed a bill banning the burqa-style Islamic veil on public streets and other places, a measure that affects less than 2,000 women but that has been widely seen as a symbolic defense of French values.” The vote was 246-1 and becomes […]

-14 Kashmiri Muslims killed In Clash Over Quran Burning

Monday, September 13th, 2010

(Image via Wikipedia) This is the kind of event that we feared would happen. On Monday, Iranian state TV showed a man burning a Quran in the USA and 10’s of thousands of Kashmiri Muslims took to the streets in protest. Indian forces tried to quell the mob but ended up killing 14 and wounding […]

-Remembering 9/11/01: How Should We Respond?

Saturday, September 11th, 2010

The pictures are still horrific and engender in us all a remembrance of where we were when we first heard about the 9/11 attacks. Nearly 3,000 died and two wars resulted from the event and we can now say that the world is a much smaller place than it use to be. But how shall […]

-Quran Burning: Now They are Coming Out of the Woodwork!

Friday, September 10th, 2010

(Image by The Pageman via Flickr) I guess if you want your 15 minutes of fame in America and around the world the ‘best’ thing you can do right now is threaten to burn a Quran? It sure worked for ‘Pastor’ Terry Jones now he is known from shore to shore in America and his […]

-Happy New Year-Rosh Hashanah, 5771

Thursday, September 9th, 2010

(Shofar via Wikipedia) Happy New Year! Actually Rosh Hashanah, the Biblical new year began at sundown last night (Wed) and ushered in the beginning of the year 5771 on the Jewish calendar and Judaism’s High Holy Days-  a 10-day period of repentance that culminates on Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement –Sept. 18. Most Christians […]

-Vatican Joins Growing List of those Condemning the Planned Quran Burning

Wednesday, September 8th, 2010

(Image via Wikipedia) The Vatican’s Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue condemned the planned 9/11 Quran today saying that it would be: "…an outrageous and grave gesture." The Catholic Church joins a growing list who condemn the plans of Dove World Outreach Center in Gainesville, Florida to mark the September 11 anniversary by burning the Muslim […]

-Gen. Petraeus: Church Quran Burning Endangers Troops

Tuesday, September 7th, 2010

(Image via Wikipedia) The top US General in Afghanistan says that the planned burning of Qurans by a Florida church on September 11 could damage the war effort there and put the lives of American troops in danger. Gen. David Petraeus said in an interview that the Taliban would exploit the demonstration for propaganda purposes […]

-Indonesia: Thousands of Muslims Protest Plans to Burn Quran

Monday, September 6th, 2010

(Image by mrtwism via Flickr) AP: JAKARTA, Indonesia — Thousands of Indonesian Muslims are rallying outside the U.S. Embassy in Jakarta to denounce a Florida church’s plan to burn copies of the Quran on Sept. 11. The Dove World Outreach Center in Gainesville, Fla., said it will burn the Islamic holy book on the ninth […]

-Iran: Woman Facing Death by Stoning has Now Been Sentenced to 99 Lashes for Picture

Sunday, September 5th, 2010

(Image by Robert Reed Daly via Flickr) Today from BBC News, September 5: An Iranian woman sentenced to death by stoning for adultery now faces being whipped for indecency, her son says. Iranian authorities sentenced Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani to 99 lashes after the Times newspaper published a picture purportedly of her without a headscarf. The […]