Shi’te Lebanese Cleric Offers Olive Branch to Jews, Christians in Non-violence Campaign

Shi’te Lebanese Cleric Offers Olive Branch to Jews, Christians in Non-violence Campaign

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Sayyed Muhammad Ali Husseini, a moderate Shia cleric with a doctorate in religion from Iran, called for inter-faith tolerance in a Facebook messages. He uses the Koran and the Islamic religion as the basis for an alternative vision of peace.

“We call on rabbis, priests, cardinals and Muslim clerics, Sunni and Shia, to play down the verses, the scriptures, the traditions and the religious texts that call for violence, because they are more dangerous than nuclear weapons.”

Husseini fills his Facebook page with messages in Arabic, Hebrew, English and French preaching non-violence.

(SEE his post below or READ full story in the Jerusalem Post)

Story tip from Deborah

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