Mosques to become bigger part of German life – Chancellor Angela Merkel

September 19, 2010

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(Photo: Khadija Mosque in Berlin October 16, 2008/Fabrizio Bensch)

Chancellor Angela Merkel has said Germans had for too long failed to grasp how immigration was changing their country and would have to get used to the sight of more mosques in their cities.

Germany, home to at least 4 million Muslims, has been divided in recent weeks by a debate over integration sparked by disparaging remarks about Muslim immigrants by an outspoken member of the country’s central bank.

“Our country is going to carry on changing, and integration is also a task for the society taking up the immigrants,” Merkel told the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung on Saturday. “For years we’ve been deceiving ourselves about this. Mosques, for example, are going to be a more prominent part of our cities than they were before,” she added.

The uproar sparked by the Bundesbank’s Thilo Sarrazin, who argued Turkish and Arab immigrants were failing to integrate and swamping Germany with a higher birth rate, is one of several recent prominent disputes touching on religion and integration.  Read the full story by Dave Graham here.

In the interview, Merkel also said “we now have to ask the question whether we should train imams here in our country who accept the principles of our state and legal order, or whether preachers should continue in the next few decades to come mostly from Turkey.

“I said that mosques will be a more prominent part of our urban landscape than before. Our constitution guarantees freedom of religion. I also say that everyone must respect our laws and all articles of our constitution. We cannot allow parallel societies where our basic rights, for example the equality of man and woman, do not apply. Only on the basis of our constitution can we live together in tolerance and respect. Everyone who lives here must accept that.”

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(Photo: Imam Ali Mosque in Hamburg, August 22, 2006/Christian Charisius)

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Poor Germans, they have their heads in the sand allowing so many into their country. Once they have enough they’ll take over with their Sharia. That is their way- the moderates don’t stand up against it, look at how ISIS just rolls into towns and takes over. From Panzers to Panzies.

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“Kill the unbelievers wherever you find them” Koran 2:191

“Make war on the infidels living in your neighborhood” Koran 9:123

“When the opportunity arises, kill the infidels wherever you catch them” Koran 9:5

“any religion other than Islam is not acceptable” Koran 3:85

“the Jews and Christians are perverts; fight them” Koran 9:30

“Maim and crucify the infidels if they criticize Islam” Koran 5:33

“Muslims must not take the infidels as friends” Koran 3:28

“ strike the neck those who believe in scriptures other than the Qur’an” Koran 8:12

“Punish the unbelievers with garments of fire, boiling water.” Koran 22:19

Muslims must muster weapons to terrorize the infidels” Koran 8:60

Sura 47:4 Commands Moslems to smite the neck of anyone who did not accept the teachings of Islam. It says to strike them in the neck till many of them have been killed or wounded; until they embrace Islam”

• Women are inferior to men, and must be ruled by them.
(“Men have authority over women because God has made
the one superior to the other”– Koran 4:34)

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