CAIRO - Britain's Prince Charles has complained of abuse during his repeated attempts to promote dialogue among followers of different faiths, The Daily Mail reported on Thursday, April 7.
“I find a certain amount of ridicule has come my way,” the Prince of Wales said in a meeting with Muslim scholars at the Qarawiyyin University in Fez, Morocco.Notice how Chuckles has purposely left one of the Abramaic trio out of the interfaith tent? Which rather makes his airy-fairy "interfaith" claptrap somewhat suspect, no?
He said he was met with ridicule for promoting diversity and accepting people of different faiths.
“One of the hardest things is to remind people of the great truth of traditional Christianity, not distorted Christianity,” said the heir of the British throne.
He said the problem lies in the behavior of some people who find it easier to focus on the negative.
“It's the issue of stereotypes that is difficult,” he said.
“It's so easy to concentrate on the negative and not the positive. But what I do is remind people of what we share in common.”
Prince Charles is known for his staunch support for the multi-faith dialogue and bridging the gap between followers of Islam and Christianity.
He has championed several initiatives to boost respect and understanding between followers of different faiths and improve inter-faith dialogue.
Through his several speeches on Muslims and the West, he has stressed the need for the two to live and work together...