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Bangladesh: What was the Pope thinking?

Categories: South Asia, Bangladesh, Citizen Media, Religion

Sadiq on debunking the Pope's statement on Islam [1]. “His allegation is incorrect. Surah 2 is a Medinan surah revealed when Muhammad was already established as the leader of the city of Yathrib (later known as Medina or “the city” of the Prophet). The pope imagines that a young Muhammad in Mecca before 622 (lacking power) permitted freedom of conscience, but later in life ordered that his religion be spread by the sword.”