Muslim Kills Vatican Cleric

It has now been confirmed that the Muslim who murdered a Vatican official in Turkey last week was religiously motivated. More violence in Turkey.

Hillel Fendel , | updated: 17:01

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Contrary to earlier reports, it has now been confirmed that the Muslim who murdered a Vatican official in Turkey last week did so for religious reasons.

Luigi Padovese, who represented the Vatican as Vicar Apostolic of Anatolia, Turkey, was murdered last week by his long-time driver, a Muslim extremist. It was originally reported that the murderer was insane, but it is now known that the murder was carried out for religious reasons.

Christian elements in Turkey say that many Muslim attacks on Christians are “covered up” by calling the murderers “insane” and the like. Such incidents include five murders and three other knife attacks of Christians, most of them near the victims' churches or other Christian institutions, all in the past four years. In Israel, the PA has often claimed that Arabs who stab Israeli guards are mentally disturbed.

In other Turkish violence, 15 people were wounded in a pipe-bomb attack in Istanbul on Tuesday. The explosives were placed aside a police van, injuring policemen and passersby.

Earlier Tuesday, it was announced that Turkish police had arrested 14 men in four cities in simultaneous raids on charges of connections with Al-Qaeda. In 2006, a Danish institute found that IHH, the Turkish group that organized the recent anti-Israel so-called “humanitarian” flotilla, had ties with Al-Qaeda and global jihad operatives.

An international conference in Istanbul is being held today, at which Turkey and Iran are leading verbal attacks on Israel. 




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