How much more moderate can a Sheikh get?
Are our politicians actually impressed by this guy's credentials & reputation? Or are they just pretending to be as that's what politicians have to do? I don't know about that, but I do wish somebody had the spine to challenge his obvious duplicity and his hateful, murderous utterances.
Watch the 4 minute video clip at the link below to get a whiff of his moderation regarding gays & Apostates. Hint: it's entitled "Unrepentant Apostates Should Be Killed; Homosexuality Is a Disease" - getting the idea?
The former President of Sunni Islam's foremost learning institution in the world, al-Azhar University, and its current Grand Imam should have a decent grasp of Islam yes? Straight from the mouth of a real Moderate© folks...
From the Gates of Vienna.
Paths to peace.
You know you’re at a world peace meeting when you’re sitting next to a sheikh who advocates death for apostasy — after all, what could be more peaceful than a dead apostate? Just ask Angela Merkel.
Paths to Peace
by Egri Nök
Angela Merkel opening a ‘World Peace Meeting’ in Münster, Germany, on September 10. The gentleman to her left is Sheikh of Al-Azhar Ahmad Al-Tayyeb.
Ahmad Al-Tayyeb explained on TV last year that the punishment for leaving Islam is death, and quite rightfully so:~
Münster (dpa/lnw) — The international World Peace Meeting is starting today in Münster, Westphalia, with prominent guests. Chancellor Angela Merkel (CDU), the president of the republic of Niger, Mahamadou Issoufou, and the president of the European Parliament, Antonio Tajani, will be speaking at the festive opening.
The three-day event in the Cathedral cities Münster and Osnabrück intends to promote peace in the world. Its motto is “Paths to Peace”. Leading church and religious representatives and around 5,000 participants from all over the world are expected.
The international World Peace Meeting is organized by the Catholic community Sant’ Egidio, based in Rome. It takes place at a different location each year. For the first one, Pope John II asked religious leaders from all over the world to a World Peace Meeting in Assisi, Italy, in 1986.