Friday, September 15, 2006
B16 In Tha House!
Pope Benedict 16 has rattled the monkey cage with an announcement made yesterday, where he quoted from a book recounting a conversation between 14th-century Byzantine Christian Emperor Manuel Paleologos II and a Persian scholar on the truths of Christianity and Islam. "The emperor comes to speak about the issue of jihad, holy war," Benedict said. "He said, I quote, 'Show me just what Muhammad 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.'" Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Tasnim Aslam said, and I swear to god I am not making this up, “Anyone who describes Islam as a religion as intolerant encourages violence,” Indubitably.