Thursday, January 01, 2004
Clue Convoy Reaches Vatican
His Majesticness reports that the Dept of the Obvious has opened an office in Vatican City:
Too many Islamic countries treat their Christian minorities as second-class citizens and bar them from building churches while Western states let their Muslims build mosques freely, according to a senior Vatican official.
But don't worry - the dhimmi habit is a tough one to break:
Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran, who recently retired as the Vatican's foreign minister, told the French Catholic daily La Croix Wednesday that Christianity and Islam faced "an enormous task" of learning to live together in mutual tolerance.
Who can forget Father O'Brian blowing himself up in Finsbury Park mosque ?