Monthly Archives: October 2011

Top Muslim Declares All Christians ‘Infidels’

By | 2011-10-29T08:16:02-04:00 October 29th, 2011|Op-Eds|

A video of Sheikh Ali Gomaa (or Gom’a), the grand mufti of Egypt, which began circulating weeks before the massacre, helps elucidate. While holding that Muslims may coexist with Christians (who, as dhimmis, have rights), Gomaa categorized Christians as kuffar — “infidels” — a word that connotes “enemies,” “evil-doers,” and every bad thing to Muslim ears.