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An Arab Catholic Priest response to Pastor Terry Jones

One highlight: "My brother Pastor Terry Jones. Can you tell me, honestly, if Jesus came today, whose side would he take? Is it the side of the powerful and arrogant oppressors who dominate the world and endlessly plunder its resources, violate its laws and... international treaties, and kill people in their countries and destroy houses on top of their owners and turn them into refugees across the earth? Or is it the side of those who are oppressed, the disadvantaged, hungry, and homeless?"


A message from Father Elias Zahlawi (a Syrian Catholic priest) to Pastor Terry Jones (who is calling for the burning of the Quran in Gainesville Florida).


Respected Pastor Terry Jones,

I have read your worldwide call for the burning of the Quran on this coming 11th of September. Your message stated that you are a pastor of one of the churches in Florida in the United States of America.

As an Arab Catholic priest from Damascus (Syria), I wondered what would be your objective, as an American pas…