Former President Amin Gemayel, center, meets Bishop George Saliba with a Delegation in Beirut, Wednesday, May 8, 2013. (The Daily Star/Dalati Nohra, HO)
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The Syriac Orthodox bishop of Mount Lebanon and Tripoli George Saliba Wednesday denounced Muslims as enemies of Jesus, accusing them of a history of violence and oppression against Christians.The bishop accused Muslims of centuries of violence against Christians, condemning the attacks on the Christians of Iraqi Mosul.Saliba also said Muslim generations are raised on bad feelings against Christians, saying this applies to the majority of Muslims.Joaid mentioned the major points of Saliba's comments, stressing on the latter's accusation that Muslims are the enemies of the Christ.Joaid stressed that all moderate Muslim religious authorities and figures had condemned the fundamentalist Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria's behavior and actions.
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