Sunday is an appropriate day to post the recent decision by Gary Hall, the Dean of the National Cathedral in Washington, D,C, to host Muslim prayers. In addition, the date that was selected just happened to be the 100th anniversary of the religiously motivated large-scale genocide of innocent Christians.
Breitbart News reports on the bizarre response of Dean Gary Hall to questions about this decision.
Investors Business Daily reacts with this pull-no-punches editorial, “Muslim Brotherhood Hijacks National Cathedral.”
“We want the world to see the Christian community is partnering with us and is supporting our religious freedom in the same way we are calling for religious freedom for all minorities in Muslim countries,” said Rizwan Jaka, a spokesman with the All Dulles Area Muslim Society (ADAMS) mosque in Sterling, Virginia, one of the co-sponsors of Friday’s service. “Let this be a lesson to the world.”
“A lesson” to the world?
As mosques proliferate across the United States and many are known as centers of radicalization, it’s fitting to point out that Islam is not a religion in the sense that Judaism and Christianity are. It dictates every aspect of life, enforced by Sharia courts, domination of women, Quarnic authorization of beheadings and second class status for Dhimmis, non-Muslims in Muslim countries who are subject to humiliating regulations designed to enforce the Quran’s command that they “feel themselves subdued”
Although churches and synagogues still stand as relics in some cities in Muslim dominated nations, new construction is disallowed. The cities of Mecca and Medina in Saudi Arabia, absolutely forbid such houses of worship. Conversion of Muslims to other faiths is considered apostasy, a crime punishable by death under strict interpretation of Islamic law.
Two years ago USAToday reported that the number of mosques in the United States had soared 74% since 2000. As political correctness reigns, is anyone paying attention?