The Pope has all but submitted to Islam. And yet it doesn’t matter. More accommodation gives way to more demands, more submission, and in the end, they kill you anyway. So why not stand up and be righteous and fight for what’s right?
“ISIS threatens Pope Francis and Catholic Church in new video,” Catholic Herald, August 25, 2017:
ISIS has released a video showing its fighters ripping up photographs of Pope Francis and threatening to come to Rome.
Filmed in the Philippines, where the terrorists have been fighting the government for control of the city of Marawi, the video also shows the destruction the group have wreaked on a Catholic church.
The jihadists brag about how they have freed inmates from a local jail, with one addressing the camera saying: “Remember this, you kuffar [non-Muslims] – we will be in Rome, we will be in Rome, inshallah [god willing].”
The video also shows them destroying a crucifix and a statue of the Virgin Mary. It finishes with the church in flames, and one of the terrorists explaining: “After all their efforts, it would be the religion of the cross that would be broken.”
“The crusaders’ enmity toward the Muslims only served to embolden a generation of youth,” he adds….
EDITORS NOTE: This column originally appeared in The Geller Report.