Islamic attacks pick up steam in Europe. What will be done?

Nov 11, 2020 by

by Daniel Kochis, LifeSite: There has been a reprisal in the past month of a disturbing trend in Europe: Islamist terror attacks. On Oct. 4, a migrant from Syria attacked two tourists in the German city of Dresden, killing one. He had arrived in 2015 and had recently finished a three-year juvenile sentence for assaulting a police officer and causing bodily harm. On Oct. 16, French teacher Samuel Paty was beheaded in a terror attack in the Parisian suburb of Conflans-Sainte-Honorine. Paty was...

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Iran: Mullahs Celebrate What They Hope Will Be the Return To Their Nuclear Bomb

Nov 10, 2020 by

by Majid Rafizadeh, Gatestone Institute: The Iranian regime has excitingly announced former U.S. Vice-President Joe Biden’s possible victory in the US presidential elections and is celebrating that the next US administration will, they hope, be from the Democrat Party. Iranian authorities view the chance that Biden might take over the White House as a definite win for Tehran. Hesameddin Ashena, an advisor to Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani, tweeted that Iranians “stood their...

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The Church’s Islam Problem

Nov 6, 2020 by

by William Kilpatrick, Crisis Magazine: After a series of terror attacks in France, including one that left three people dead at a Catholic Church in Nice, Vatican Cardinal Robert Sarah said that the West must wake up to the threat of Islamism. “Islamism,” His Eminence said, “is a monstrous fanaticism which must be fought with force and determination.” But you can’t fight something with determination unless you first believe it exists. Unfortunately, many authorities in the West, including...

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President Cancels Prelate on Mocking Islam

Nov 6, 2020 by

by Jules Gomes, Church Militant: Macron vows to protect Catholics, refuses to surrender free speech. A prominent French bishop is bowing to Islam’s blasphemy law and defending censorship of cartoons of Muhammad following the slaughter of three Catholics in Nice’s Notre-Dame Basilica by a Muslim jihadi. Arguing that the French republic’s value of “fraternity” is stronger than its values of “liberty or equality,” Toulouse archbishop Robert Jean Louis Le...

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Losing or keeping your head? Free Speech, the Terror and the Religion of Peace

Nov 5, 2020 by

by Gavin Ashenden: It was a sobering moment. The priest at mass on Sunday had just heard about the shooting of the Greek Orthodox cleric in Lyon the day before, who is still fighting for his life. He was reflecting on the vulnerability of the French clergy and the Catholic Church here. In 2019, ‘they’ burned 1000 churches down – three a day on average. The shooting followed the decapitation of a Church janitor and a mother in a Church in Lyon the day before. I have just heard the first news...

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Report Warns of Islamic Radicalization in France

Nov 4, 2020 by

by Judith Bergman, Gatestone Institute: A report published in July by a commission of inquiry of the French Senate, the upper house of the French Parliament, has found that “Islamist radicalization” is a “reality” in France. The commission of inquiry, made up of approximately thirty senators, interviewed a large number of researchers, politicians and other experts on the subject. The commission found the consequences of radicalization alarming, particularly the...

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