Finally, a moderate Muslim voice!

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    Islam 'does not mean killing', says cleric

    Staff and agencies
    Thursday January 20, 2005

    A leading Saudi cleric issued a plea today for Muslims not to heed calls to wage terror attacks in the name of Islam.
    Sheikh Abdulrahman al-Sudeis, the state-appointed preacher at the Grand Mosque in Mecca, told pilgrims in a sermon marking the feast of Eid al-Adha that scholars must preach moderation to confront militants, who were using "misguided and void" interpretations to justify violence.

    His sermon, dedicated to the 2.5 million Muslims performing the hajj pilgrimage in Mecca, echoed comments made yesterday by Sheikh Abdul-Aziz al Sheik. The kingdom's grand mufti said the greatest test to the nation of Islam came from its sons who were "lured by the devil" to carry out acts of violence.

    http://www.guardian.co.uk/saudi/story/0,11599,1394920,00.html
     
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    If he hasn't said something completely different in Arabic, I will be so happy to hear this!
     
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    so how long before they kill him?
     
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    they began building the underground tunnel to his house yesterday...
     
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    :rotflmao:

    How true.
     
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    My thoughts exactly.
     
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    Lol
    i like this comment
    but may i ask you
    why you said so ??
    really i need an answer
    why you think that all sheiks are asking for killing
    or all muslims are terrorist
     
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    Experience!
     
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    how
    could you explain it
    or give examples
    especially that he said it in al Hajj
    and only the wiser and knowledgeable and who have a great popularity sheiks
    says the khotba "the reports" in al hajj
     
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    No proof is needed look at the countless groups that target people. Sadly they use jihad as an excuse. No not all muslim's are terrorists. Yet more sensible ones are needed. Waging war in the name of God whatever your religion is truly an insane cause.
     
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