Skip to comments.Pope Francis Cites French Epic Poem to Prove Christianity Is as Violent as Islam
Posted on 11/23/2019 6:23:47 PM PST by SeekAndFind
The indefatigable apologist for Islam Pope Francis on Monday issued yet another mea culpa to Muslims, saying: A scene from The Song of Roland comes to me as a symbol, when the Christians defeat the Muslims and line them up in front of the baptismal font, with one holding a sword. And the Muslims had to choose between baptism or the sword. That is what we Christians did.
Was it really? The Song of Roland is actually a work of fiction, a French epic poem loosely based on the Battle of Roncevaux Pass between Muslim invaders and Christian defenders in the year 778. As The History of Jihad From Muhammad to ISIS shows, in the eleventh century, three hundred years after the battle, The Song of Roland appeared, describing the heroism of Charlemagnes nephew Roland, who is leading the rear guard of Charlemagnes forces and is caught up in the Muslim ambush.
Roland has an oliphant, a horn made of an elephants tusk, which he can use to call for help, but he initially declines to do so, thinking it would be cowardly. Finally, Roland does blow his horn. Charlemagne, way ahead of the rear guard, nonetheless hears Rolands horn and hurries back, but it is too late: Roland and his men are dead, and the Muslims victorious. Charlemagne, however, pursues and vanquishes the Muslims, and captures Saragossa.
Thus the legend. The Song of Roland was enormously popular and inculcated in the Christians who sang and celebrated it what came to be known (in the European Middle Ages) as knightly virtues: loyalty, courage, and perseverance, even in the face of overwhelming odds. These were virtues that would be needed if Europe was to hold out against the ever-advancing jihad.
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Francis is grossly evil and wicked. He speaks like the son of rhe devil.
I am not exaggerating.
As Muslims literally crucify Christian’s in the Middle east the false prophet pope kisses the Islamic derriere.
This pope guy really bends over backwards to kiss muslim a$$.
“Francis is grossly evil and wicked. He speaks like the son of the devil.
I am not exaggerating.”
He is extreme!y evil and revealing it more each day. Words coming from his mouth/heart are shocking. If I were Catholic I would look closely at my church and consider Christian alternatives.
The Islamophiliac ImPopester is leading his flock to the slaughter.
If I had not left 30 years ago because of their refusal to address homosexual pedophile priests, I would be leaving now, for sure.
This Chanson De Roland was written in 1952, wasn’t it? Kind of old to be worrying about it today. /sarc
Time for the church to purge if it is to be saved.
The explanation and total justification for the glorification of such acts in the Song of Roland was the brutal spread of Islam with its concomitant enslavement, rapes, murders, thievery and forced conversions of CHRISTIANS in the Middle East,Egypt, North Africa and Iberia.
As a matter of fact, FORCED conversion of non-Christians
by Christians ONLY took off in the face of similar tactics by this Satanic Cult.
This Pope is either Satanic or a blithering idiot or both.
Is this that poem that goes
We Love our bread.
We love our butter.
But most of all
We love our bread.
Just how did he become Pope. The whole process was a scam and the faithful were duped!!!
This man is a dangerous heritic
As a lifelong conservative Catholic, I cannot stand behind this person.
He does NOT lead MY faith!
His ASS-Holiness. Pope Francis the WORST
The pope is evil, I agree.
If we found out a dozen priests were servicing him, it wouldn’t surprise me, at all.
Francis is a leftist politician with a religious caché. But he is certainly not historically illiterate. He is simply dishonest and opportunistic, as all leftists are. His view of God, at least from what I can see, is, to speak with understatement, decidedly less robust than that of the apostles.
The only real question is, how many leftist supporters and fellow travelers does he have in the RC hierarchy, both in Rome and throughout the world? My guess would be, a lot.
Meanwhile the day of judgment draws ever nearer.
The fourth line is
“We love each other”
One of the Madeleine stories, all of which I’ve read scores of times.
All this is to push the false amagamated religion of Chrislam.
You were probably reading the Canadian version.
Maybe it got mixed up in the translation.
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