Dear Mr Bergoglio
Yesterday the 2 warring factions, Christian and Moslem, in the Central Africa Republic signed a peace agreement brokered by the Congolese. Earlier this year (2014) the so-called “Christians” i.e. mainly Roman Catholics as this is a former French colony, wandered the streets in mobs looking for non-“Christians” to butcher. Their weapons seem to have been mainly agricultural tools such as machetes. Blades that don’t end life quickly and which are more suited for amputation and mutilation; so that’s what they did: the “Christians” amputated and mutilated all those who were not of their number. Women were raped by these Roman Catholics (the one group we all know who don’t use contraceptives) who noticeably did not name themselves according to their tribe, class, place of origin or favourite football team, but according to their religion. They were “Christians”: to be precise your “Christians” and proud of it.
I’ve searched the Vatican news files on line, and while I acknowledge your calls for peace, they were couched in general terms, and unless I’ve overlooked it, at no point did you criticise your barbaric Catholic rabble as they terrorized non-Christian civilians, or ask them to stop the atrocity.
On TV here in the UK there was footage (censored) of machete wielding “Christians” cornering a terrified Moslem and hacking him to death. Then there was the old guy being evacuated from the capital in a lorry convoy. Sullen lines of “Christians” lined the road on both side as they drove off. But the old man was too frail to cling on to the truck and he fell off. The “Christians” set upon him and killed him right there in the street in full view of everybody.
Have you apologized to the Moslems of the C.A.R?
What have you done to tackle the perpetrators?
What have you done to support the victims?
May I respectfully draw your attention to the Zingcreed Manifesto, which is the foundation stone of this blog, and in particular to line 10:
“WE ALSO ACKNOWLEDGE THAT TERRIBLE CRIMES ARE COMMITTED IN JESUS’S NAME AND WE RESOLVE TO BE AT THE FOREFRONT OF THOSE TACKLING THE PERPETRATORS AND SUPPORTING THE VICTIMS.”
You are an immensely powerful world leader. I am a retired science teacher totally lacking in influence and with zero ‘followers’, but I humbly suggest that the Catholic church would be a finer institution if it adopted this line from the Zingcreed as its own.
Any evidence that I am mistaken will immediately be posted on this blog.
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