The Pope vs. Islam


September 23, 2006 7:23 PM

There’s a bunch of great editorial cartoons over at MSNBC, illustrating the recent events surrounding the Pope’s speech in Germany and the reactions of Muslims around the world. I can’t reproduce the images here so I’ll just quote two of my favourites of the lot:

Scene: Pope apologising

Pope saying: In my recent speech, I quoted a 14th century emperor opining that Islam was violent and inhumane.
Pope saying: I’m sorry I said that.
Pope (in thought bubble): I should’ve said that it still *is* violent and inhumane.

Scene: A bunch of aliens hovering over the planet

Alien: As near as I can tell, they are fighting over which religion is more peaceful!

Zing!

The rest of the collection are at Daryl Cagle’s Professional Cartoonists Index.

[tags]religion, Islam, Pope Benedict[/tags]

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