Pope: ‘Don’t shut door to dialogue with ISIS (Islamic State)’

ByPamela Geller on November 29, 2014
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Really? Maybe we should shut the door on this papal tool. Tolerance when applied to evil like beheading, subjugation, genocide, ethnic cleansing, and supremacism, is evil. Pope Francis, they are slaughtering your flock in the millions.

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Pope: Don’t shut door to dialogue with ISIS Daily Star, November 28, 2014

ABOARD PAPAL PLANE: Pope Francis said Tuesday that while it was “almost impossible” to have a dialogue with ISIS insurgents, the door should not be shut.
“I never say ‘all is lost,’ never. Maybe there can’t be a dialogue but you can never shut a door,” he told reporters on his plane returning from Strasbourg, France, where he addressed the European Parliament and the Council of Europe.

“It is difficult, one could say almost impossible, but the door is always open,” he said in response to a question about whether it would be possible to communicate
Ultra-radical ISIS has captured thousands of square miles of territory in Iraq and Syria, beheaded or crucified prisoners, massacred non-Sunni Muslim civilians in its path and displaced tens of thousands of people.

The Iraqi government, backed by U.S.-led airstrikes, has been trying to push back ISIS, although Shiite Muslim militias and Kurdish peshmerga have helped contain the Sunni insurgents and repelled them in some provinces.

Pope Francis repeated comments made earlier this year that while it was legitimate to fight an “unjust aggressor,” this had to be supported by an international consensus.

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