Friday, June 16, 2017

Jesuit Scholar: Islamic Extremists Are the True Muslims

https://www.jihadwatch.org/2017/06/jesuit-scholar-islam-is-an-open-ended-declaration-of-war-against-non-muslims

Jesuit scholar: “Islam is an open-ended declaration of war against non-Muslims”

 Father Boulad said that “Islam is an open-ended declaration of war against non-Muslims” and those who carry out violent jihad are true Muslims who are applying exactly what their creed demands.
This well-known Jesuit, Henri Boulad, who is former Provincial of the Jesuits in Egypt and director of the Jesuit Cultural Center in Alexandria, has set himself apart from other Jesuit and Melkite leaders. He slammed Pope Francis (also a Jesuit) in a warning letter, saying that “on the pretext of openness, tolerance and Christian charity — the Catholic Church has fallen into the trap of the liberal left ideology which is destroying the West.” Yes.
Pope Francis has declared that Muslim terrorism does not exist, and went on a trip to Egypt following jihad massacres on two churches on Palm Sunday 2017, not to bring comfort to the innocent Christian flock, but to “mend ties” with Islamic leaders.
Another influential leader who resigned in May, Gregory III Laham, the Patriarch of the Melkite Greek Catholic Church, became notorious for calling the Melkite Greek Catholic Church the “Church of Islam.” Robert Spencer wrote about him:
He also claimed that Islamic jihad attacks against Middle Eastern Christians were a “Zionist conspiracy against Islam,” and exclaimed that “no one defends Islam like Arab Christians.”
That was certainly true of himself, but Gregory III Laham was not alone: the close relationship between some Middle Eastern Catholic bishops, including Melkites, to the “Palestinian” jihadis and other Muslims in the Middle East should be an embarrassment to the entire Catholic Church, but of course it isn’t. Melkite Archbishop Hilarion Capucci, who died on January 1, 2017, was such a stooge for the “Palestinians” that he was known as the “Chaplain of the PLO.”
Given such dreary realities, Henri Boulad represents an astonishing return to the truth: jihadists routinely quote from Islamic texts and have announced repeatedly that their war is a religious one against “disbelievers.”
Boulad also accepted Hungarian citizenship, in a recent affirmation of Hungarian leader Viktor Orban’s restrictive immigration policy of keeping out Muslim migrants to protect his country from jihad attacks and the skyrocketing crime that other European nations have been plagued with due to vast Muslim migration. Boulad stated that he “would like to…..fight for the future and for the Christian values on the side of Hungary and Viktor Orbán.”

http://www.breitbart.com/national-security/2017/06/16/jesuit-scholar-islamic-extremists-are-the-true-muslims/

Jesuit Scholar: Islamic Extremists Are the True Muslims

by THOMAS D. WILLIAMS, PH.D.16 Jun 2017
Islamic extremists who carry out acts of terror are simply applying what their faith requires of them, according to Jesuit Father Henri Boulad, an Islamic scholar of the Egyptian Greek Melkite rite.
In an interview with the National Catholic Register, Father Boulad said that “Islam is an open-ended declaration of war against non-Muslims” and those who carry out violent jihad are true Muslims who are applying exactly what their creed demands.
Those who fail to recognize the real threat posed by Islam are naïve and ignorant of history, he said, and unfortunately many in the Church fall into this category.
Citing a letter he wrote last August to Pope Francis, Father Boulad said that “on the pretext of openness, tolerance and Christian charity — the Catholic Church has fallen into the trap of the liberal left ideology which is destroying the West.”
“Anything that does not espouse this ideology is immediately stigmatized in the name of ‘political correctness,’” he said.
The priest went so far as to chastise Pope Francis himself—a fellow Jesuit—suggesting that he has fallen into this trap as well.
“Many think that a certain number of your positions are aligned with this ideology and that, from complacency, you go from concessions to concessions and compromises in compromises at the expense of the truth,” the priest wrote to Francis.
Christians in the West and in the East, he wrote the Pope, “are expecting something from you other than vague and harmless declarations that may obscure reality.”
“It is high time to emerge from a shameful and embarrassed silence in the face of this Islamism that attacks the West and the rest of the world. A systematically conciliatory attitude is interpreted by the majority of Muslims as a sign of fear and weakness,” he said.
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