» 09/14/2010, 00.00
The fruits of "Burn the Koran": Catholic school burnt two Protestant schools targeted
The Good Shepherd School in Pulwama targeted; attack against Christ School and Christ Mohalla School in Pooch Jammu. The Catholic school had already been targeted in 2003. Kashmir Autonomist leader defends Christians, but fundamentalism is growing in the region. The founder of the Good Shepherd, Fr Jim Borst had received a deportation order. Curfew continues in the region. All flights to and from Srinagar are suspended for three days.
Indonesian religious group against plans to "Burn the Koran"
Semarang parish organizes an evening meetings with Muslims to discuss, pray and break the fast together. Mutual appreciation and satisfaction. Burn the Koran is an "unpopular and sectarian initiative ".
Indian bishop: We will not burn the Koran, but Islam must be more tolerant
Interviewed by AsiaNews, Mgr. Cornelius Leo, Archbishop of Bhopal, condemns the "burn the Koran" campaign launched by American pastor Terry Jones. The prelate urges Christians and Muslims to isolate extremists who offend other faiths: "Having respect for religion means respecting the human being."
Kirkuk: "Burn the Koran" campaign strengthens friendship between Christians and Muslims
Archbishop Louis Sako’s message read in the mosques, condemning the burning of the Koran during the homily for the Eid. For Islamic leaders Pastor Jones is not Christian. Imam of Kirkuk: "Our Christian brothers are always ready to show their solidarity."
10/09/2010 ISLAM - PAKISTAN
“Burn a Koran” campaign suspended but not called off. Fear for the Christians of Pakistan
Pastor Terry Jones agreement with Muslim leaders to call off mosque at Ground Zero falls through. The “burn a Koran” campaign launched by the minister is currently suspended and not cancelled as it seemed at first. In Pakistan Islamic extremists threaten reprisals against Christians.
16/09/2010 ISLAM - INDIA
Kashmir: Muslims try to burn a Christian school (only in name)
It is the St Francis School, owned by Muslims, who use the Christian name to attract more students. Four dead and 19 injured in Mendhar, while protests spread in Kashmir. The influence of fundamentalist groups on the masses, dragged from their villages to demonstrate. Missionary priest Jim Borst under police protection.
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