Breitbart News asked Dean of the National Cathedral, Gary Hall, whether it was appropriate to host Muslim prayers on the 100th anniversary of the last Caliph’s call for Jihad against nonbelievers, which resulted in the slaughter of innocent Christians.Not only is he oblivious to how the original Crusades were a reaction to Islamofascism, he acts as though any violence committed in the name of religion is trivial, or even justified. Some "Christian" he is, slumming away in moral equivalence, right down to what he says about the Irgun:
Hall responded, “I did not know that it was that anniversary. But knowing it now, it actually seems to be more appropriate to have an event that is on an anniversary of a hard time… There have been atrocities on both sides. There have been extremists on both sides.”
He added: “The second thing, is that, the Christian church... a few centuries before was doing similar kinds of things in the holy land with the Crusader states and the Crusades themselves. Almost every religious tradition is guilty at some point of fostering violence in the name of that religious tradition.
“We always have to remember that Menachem Begin was a terrorist,” said the Dean of the National Cathedral. “Many of the early generations of Israel’s government were terrorists,” he added.So he's blurring the facts, and calling Begin and company something I figure he would never dare call the PLO and Hamas, or even ISIS. In this man's twisted view, Irgun are only "terrorists", not guerillas and resistance fighters, while the PLO are "militants", not terrorists. No wonder so-called church outfits like these are losing members, because they're doing nothing to inspire, and only capitulating in the worst ways possible.