Sunday, April 29, 2012

Gates of Vienna News Feed 4/29/2012

Gates of Vienna News Feed 4/29/2012True to his word, Pastor Terry Jones of the Dove World Outreach Center burned a Koran outside his church yesterday in Gainesville, Florida. He and his congregation also burned a print of Kurt Westergaard’s “Turban Bomb Mohammed” at the same time. The event was part of Pastor Jones’ proposed worldwide Koran-Burning Day to protest the jailing of a Christian minister in Iran. There’s no word whether any other churches burned Korans yesterday.

In other news, Canada’s finance minister caused controversy at an IMF meeting when he refused to agree on a Canadian contribution of $7 billion to the new $400-billion IMF bailout fund, which is primarily intended to address the ongoing debt crisis in the Eurozone.

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