Sunday, September 17, 2006

More photos: Dialogue?


An Iraqi woman lights a candle after Sunday mass, in Baghdad, Iraq, Sunday Sept. 17, 2006. Iraq's biggest political parties on Sept.16, 2006, condemned comments by Pope Benedict XVI on Islam, with the main Sunni party warning confrontation with the Islamic world could lead to violence between Muslims and Christians. In the early 1980s, Iraq's Christian population numbered 1.4 million, but now many of them have left following Churches attacks in 2004 and regular threats by insurgents. (AP Pohto/Hadi Mizban)

An elderly Iraqi Christian woman prays during a Sunday mass, in Baghdad, Iraq, Sunday Sept. 17, 2006. Iraq's biggest political parties on Sept.16, 2006, condemned comments by Pope Benedict XVI on Islam, with the main Sunni party warning confrontation with the Islamic world could lead to violence between Muslims and Christians. In the early 1980s, Iraq's Christian population numbered 1.4 million, but now many of them have left following Churches attacks in 2004 and regular threats by insurgents. (AP Pohto/Hadi Mizban)

An Iraqi priest delivers a sermon during Sunday mass at a Roman Catholic church in Baghdad September 17, 2006. Iraq 's government called on Muslims on Saturday not to attack the country's small Christian minority in response to remarks by Pope Benedict that have angered Muslims. REUTERS/Mahmoud Raouf Mahmoud (IRAQ)

Two Israeli police officers look on as a Christian woman prays at the Anointing Stone in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, traditionally believed by many Christians to be where Jesus Christ was crucified and buried, in Jerusalem's Old City, Sunday, Spet. 17, 2006. Two West Bank churches were set afire early Sunday as a wave of Muslim anger over comments by Pope Benedict XVI construed as anti-Islam grew throughout the Palestinian areas. (AP Photo/Kevin Frayer)

A Roman Catholic church is seen following an attack in the West Bank town of Tulkarm September 17, 2006. Palestinians attacked more churches in the occupied West Bank on Sunday in reaction to parts of a speech made by Pope Benedict that referred to Islam, witnesses said. REUTERS/Mustafa Abu Dayeh

Palestinian firefighters spray water from inside an Orthodox church hit by a firebomb in the West Bank city of Nablus, Saturday Sept. 16, 2006. Palestinians wielding guns, firebombs and lighter fluid attacked four churches in the West Bank town of Nablus on Saturday, while gunmen opened fire at a fifth in Gaza, following remarks by Pope Benedict XVI that many Muslims view as disparaging. (AP Photo/Nasser Ishtayeh)

A Palestinian firefighter extinguishes flames at the entrance to an Anglican church hit by a firebomb in the West Bank city of Nablus, Saturday Sept.16, 2006. Palestinians wielding guns, firebombs and lighter fluid attacked four churches in the West Bank town of Nablus on Saturday, while gunmen opened fire at a fifth in Gaza, following remarks by Pope Benedict XVI that many Muslims view as disparaging. (AP Photo/Nasser Ishtayeh)

2 comments:

Lady Downstairs said...

The captions should say "Muslim Palestinians" since there are Christian Palestinians who worship in the churches the Muslims are attacking.

papabear said...

Heh, journalists aren't known for getting the fine details right.