Why Do Muslims Hate Christmas? Olivier Fitoussi/Flash90
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Why Do Muslims Hate Christmas?

A plea for true peace and coexistence this Christmas from a Middle East Christian

When global Muslim Brotherhood leader Youssef Qaradawi launched into bitter sermon against the use of Christmas decorations in Doha, Qatar, where he lives, he was echoing a great many other Muslim leaders and scholars who vehemently oppose and even issue fatwas against Arabs who participate in Christian festivals. Even wishing a Christian “happy holidays” is enough to get a Muslim condemned. It is all part of a broader campaign of hate against Christians, first and foremost in the Middle East. But this hate belies the Muslims’ claims to be a “religion of peace.” We religious and ethnic minorities in the…