Posts Tagged ‘Quran burning’

Organization of Islamic Cooperation suspends Sweden’s special envoy over desecration of Quran

Monday, July 31st, 2023

The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation has suspended the status of Sweden’s special envoy over a string of Quran burnings in Stockholm that sparked anger and mass protests in a number of Muslim countries. The organisation, comprised of 57 Muslim-majority nations, said on Sunday that the suspension was due to the “ granting by the Swedish Read more

Pope condemns Quran burning, calls for respect and interfaith cooperation

Thursday, July 6th, 2023
Quran burning

Pope Francis expressed his anger and disgust at the recent Quran burning incident in Stockholm, Sweden, in an interview with the Arabic daily “Al Ittihad”. He condemned the desecration of the Muslim holy book, emphasizing that freedom of speech should never be used to disrespect others. The Quran burning took place outside the Great Mosque Read more