[Transcription below for above video beginning at 07:35 on the video]
ABC’s Diane Sawyer chatters on about some nonsense regarding early ecumenicalism,
“According to Muslim sources, after Mohammad died, Abu Bakr went on a killing spree against all the people who tried to leave Islam because they only became Muslims in the first place to avoid getting slaughtered by Mohammad.
“Umar took over after Abu Bakr and he forced Christians to sign an agreement, Pact of Umar, saying they wouldn’t build churches, repair damaged churches, sing loudly in their churches, or wear crosses. They had to give up their seats for Muslims. They had to feed Muslims. And they had to let Muslims sleep in their churches. And if Christians ever violated any of those rules, the penalty was death.
“Over the next 14 centuries over 270 million people were slaughtered in the name of Islamic jihad – Christians, Jews, Hindus, Zoroastrians, everyone who refused to become Muslims.
“And Diane Sawyer and ABC News whitewash all of it describing, life under Islamic rule as an interfaith paradise. It’s kind of offensive, isn’t it?”
I am reminded of Jesus calling the religious people of his day, “whitewashed sepulchers” or tombs. Isn’t that an apt description of the nicely groomed, professional, polished news persons or so-called journalists and their self-serving chosen guests appearing on the 20/20 program on Islam? They look good on the outside, they sound good, but they knowingly are purveyors of the worst distortions, falsehoods and outright lies about the evils inherent in the Islamic system through the ages.
As an example, one source on the Internet reveals the violent nature of Islam in regard to the men who carried the torch after Mohammad expired: